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Harvest time

posted on June 12, 2010 at 10:25 am

My transplanted Early Girl tomato plant is yielding so much fruit already. I’ve harvested 15 tomatoes from it. My zucchini plants have also exploded. There are baby and full-grown zucchinis everywhere. I have also been harvesting my Ichiban eggplants.
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The biggest surprise in my garden has been the watermelon plants. Check out this fruit that went from the size of a whopper last week to the size of grapefruit today. So excited to see how these pan out.
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Everything is still growing very well. The tomatoes, okra, green beans, and jalapeno plants I planted in Farmer D’s soil are growing ridiculously fast. The tomatoes already have tons of blossoms. Who knew gardening was this easy? Now, if there was just a way for me to get over my childish fear of wasps and creepy crawly things…

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2 comments

  • Re: Harvest time
    posted by: mingaling · June 12, 2010  6:43 PM

    I’m ridiculously jealous of urban rooftop gardening. You have a huge advantage – no g*d damned squirrels. Little bastards eat EVERYTHING.

  • Re: Harvest time
    posted by: Jonathon · June 15, 2010  2:19 PM

    Congrats on the fruits (and veggies) of your labor. Anybody know a farmer’s market around that truly sells fruit and vegetables from farms? I like Peachtree and Morningside but am looking for a market that offers numerous farmers selling what they are growing, organic or not. I’m somewhat tired of all the artisanal stands and just want tried and true fruits and veggies.

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