Side-dressed the Peppers and Squash

6/15/2021 – Side-dressed the peppers with the 8-8-8 plus cottonseed meal. The last feeding was 5/15/2021—too long ago. Side dressed the Zucchini, Yellow and scalloped squash with 33-0-0. Did not side dress the Tromboncino as could not see the stem coming from the roots due to the massive amount of leaves. They have overtaken that […]

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Sowed New Okras and a New Bean

6/12/2021- The Sugar Ann Snap Peas did not produce well and they were not our kind of peas. So, removed them and planted the following in that north-half row just west of the tomatoes about 48 ft. from the fence. Red Burgundy Okra is a highly productive, heirloom variety that produces deep, red pods that […]

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Sprayed Tomatoes with Fungicide Mix

5/19/2021 – Mixed about 0.88 oz. of Mancozeb into a half-gallon of water then added 1 tbsp. of Liquid Copper and added the second half-gallon of water. Sprayed the tomatoes in the big garden and those in Mary’s Garden. The gallon barely covered them. If the upper limbs/leaves had been sprayed thoroughly it would have […]

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Sowed 2 Varieties of Okra

5/18/2021 – As the weather prediction is for 60°+ mornings, Gold Coast and Clemson Spineless seeds were soaked overnight. The seeds had been soaked for 20 hours, then drained, and dried lightly with a paper towel. Several had split open. Sowed in the east-most row of the north half. They were sowed 18″ apart and […]

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