[Garden digest] Good and bad news

in #homesteading2 years ago

As in the rest of the life in the garden, both good and bad things happens. I'll start with the bad.

We won't have carrots this year.

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I planted 3 beds and a small patch of land, but apparently the seeds turned out to be bad, because there are very few plants.

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It's a pity. My kids love carrots.

The trees that I transplanted with an exavator do not look the best either. The leaves wilted and turned yellow, in spite of the fact that I occasionally water them.

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I hope they will get better by next year.

On one of the beds zucchini barely alive and barely visible among the weeds.

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But the rest are "blooming and smell".

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We have not finished the zucchini from last year's harvest, and a new one is ready.

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The first pumpkin appeared. I had only 5 seeds of which sprouted only 3, but they feel good.

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The fish in my pond feel great too. This time I counted 20 of them.

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Cucumbers feels excellent and they grow well, despite the fact that I do not give them a lot of time, doing for the most part, not the garden, but the construction of the house.

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In general, despite some negative points, everything is fine.

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That's all the garden news for today.

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I'm sorry about your carrots! That's too bad. At least you'll always have zucchini! I hope the trees you transplanted survive. Transplanted trees generally need a whole lot of water until they get established. Are you going to make pickles with the cucumbers? They look like the pickling variety.

Yes, I had some bad luck with the carrot. :(
I know about watering transplanted trees. Their transplantation was not planned and I don’t have the right length of hoses to pump water for irrigation, and carrying buckets 60 meters is not a pleasant experience. Yesterday I poured 20 liters of water under each tree.
You right, it's a pickling variety of cucumbers, but we eating them fresh

They're not "negatives", per se, but learning processes in living & growing harmoniously with Mother Nature. I love my zucchinis small and flavourful - best sauteed in butter with mushrooms and fresh garlic. Your cucumbers are nice looking - the bumpy skinned ones are delish! Celebrate your successes and just rethink the "how to" on the rest. Enjoy your abundance.


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