garden, life

May Vegetable Tour

I can’t believe it’s the last day of May! I wanted to complete my May Garden Tour with a record of how the vegetable beds closer to the house are looking. It’s a crazy windy day – again, ugh – so I snapped them quickly, but such is life.

Unfortunately, the damn deer got in again last night. We can mostly thank our nature-hating, pavement and power tool-loving neighbour for basically killing the hedge on his side. Okay, vent over. Check out the temporary fence – it’s like living in a junk yard! 😂

On the back deck we have potatoes, peas, lettuce, spinach, arugula, leeks, peppers, tomatoes, strawberries and mint. My potatoes have never been this tall before. I’m hoping for a better yield this year, so fingers crossed.

In the raised beds we have potatoes, garlic, radishes, beets, lettuce, peas, carrots, kohlrabi, leeks, peppers, beans and cucumber.

We bought these 20 gallon containers for cheap this year. They’re amazing for tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers and big enough to stuff in some basil, dill, parsley, cilantro, spinach and lettuce.

Tomatoes are so satisfying to grow. I planted these from seed and was horrified when I broke the first one when transplanting. But I pinched off the bottom leaves and stuck the stem deep into the soil and voilà! I also stuck the root ball into the garden and it’s started sprouting new growth. Life will out. 🥰

Alright, I hope this finds you well. Any gardening tips always appreciated!

Be kind, be calm and stay safe!

❤️ Amanda

7 thoughts on “May Vegetable Tour”

  1. I’m so amazed!😍🌱 I will primarily cleaning up the garden bed this summer, rebuilding the boxes for herbs, and hopefully set up trellises. I can’t wait to take pictures when I’m done. Right now it’s a mess!

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    1. So great to connect with you, Wendi. I haven’t been on WP or the computer much at all, but the few times I have I’ve wanted to see how you were doing. I couldn’t remember the name of your site though, and now I keep laughing that it’s ’simplywendi’. I won’t forget again! 🤣

      I’m starting an inventory so I can see how many things I am growing. Nerdy but fun!

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