This is what we call the "Big Garden". I guess we will have to call it something else next year when "the the "Little Garden" is complete and becomes the new big garden. It is amazing how well it recovered from the hail damage. We are so grateful! I can only imagine how it would have been right now if we hadn't got the quarter size hail. I'm sure those cucumbers (middle left) would be to the top of the trellis but you would never know that the tomatillos were down to stems after the hail. They are to the top of the trellis and as bushy as can be. In the distance you can see the strawberry garden. The strawberries that made it are doing great! They are sending out runners like crazy! I think we are going to recover some of our losses there after all. The sunflowers are about 10 feet tall now. The cardoon was another thing that came right back like nothing ever happened. The cardoon is on the middle right. It is the spiky, silvery leaves with the pink zinnias poking out from in-between.
In the middle is a second round of carrots, spinach, kohlrabi, and Lollo Rossa lettuce. We already harvested one round of carrot and lettuce here, prepared the soil again and replanted it. In the bottom right corner you can see the German Foxtail millet that I planted after harvesting the multiplier onions. It is happy.
Butternut and Tennessee Sweet Potato Squash taking over in the back garden. Persienne carrots in lower right corner. We like to pickle these little round carrots whole.
A row of grapes in the vineyard and a row of Yellow Pear tomatoes in the green house garden. Below, inside the green house, King of the North peppers and Costoluto tomatoes.
Last, but not least, basil. So yummy in so many things.
This is not all the gardens and everything in them. Just a quick update. So much I couldn't fit it all in at once!
I hope you enjoyed your mini garden tour.
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Hello, I'm Jaci. I love wandering around in my gardens admiring God's creation. I'm passionate about whole foods and clean eating. I look forward to sharing my farming and homestead adventures and helping you reach your gardening goals! If you have any questions then don't be shy, I'd love to hear from you. Send me a message and I will be glad to help!