So far it's been slow but wonderful.
We have lots and lots of green tomatoes!
And about every other day there is one or two ready to be picked.
Ahhhh, this one is ready!
These zucchini will be ready in a day or two. We don't let them get too big.
Baby jalapeno peppers keep popping up.
Here are some almost ready.
We love hot peppers!
We also have picked cucumbers, and the green beans and cantaloupe are coming along.
Every year I try growing at least one new vegetable. This year we are growing gypsy peppers for the first time. They are doing really well and we have been able to pick several already.
They are a great pepper to just slice into a salad or saute with olive oil. We've grilled them and I might even stuff some. When picked at the yellow stage they taste like a mild sweet bell pepper. When left to ripen until they are red, they are soooooo sweet. My husband does not like bell green peppers or bell yellow, orange, or red for that matter. BUT he LOVES these!
Right now the garden is fairly easy to maintain. The weeds have been controlled by mulching with a layer of newspaper then straw. This also helps retain moisture which saves money on watering, and more importantly it provides constant even moisture. There is less drying out, getting wet, drying out, etc. which helps vegetables to set their fruit and lessens blossom drop and blossom end rot.
So what are you all growing? What have you picked? Anything new growing in your gardens this year?