My first tomatoes, beautifully misshapen as garden varieties go yet superb flavor. Next year we will have better irrigation to run them a bit drier, my goal is dry farming, to create more intense flavor. A few hots days and direct sun caused some flower bud drop. Maybe I need to offer shade cloth on those days?
My surprise tomato patch is growing and filling the whole space behind the white trellis. I am so surprised that they grew here at all. These were all planting from seed.
Warmer weather bring loads of sunbathing for the dogs
More raspberries ripening!
Fresno and jalapeno peppers are steady along with squash blossoms
Baby lizards hatching all over garden and milling about
Paul put in new irrigation near my prep table. This will have its own blog all together, just know that having an outdoor sink near your compost is devine
Oak leaves continue to fall all year round. The leaves are lined with sharp spines, unlike any oak tree in the Midwest. This is a strange and mysterious place sometimes.