My Jicama suddenly wilted, so I dug it up and find the tuber is rotted with earth worms already eating it away... I've found a small tuber about 20 cm away though... have not tried them yet..
The green manure bed was about 20 - 25 cm tall, and I can't wait any more, so I've dug them in last weekend... now gotta wait some more before I can plant into it.... You think I can start planting in it next weekend?
Although there's not much to harvest right now in the backyard, but I am hopeful that there will be more food from the garden in a few weeks time :)
Blueberries flower buds
Carrots. I've sown both the standard orange ones, and purple dragons.. not sure what these are..
Rainbow chard ~
Pigeon peas flowering profusely again.
Peas are flowering too ~
Most of my tomatoes have baby tomatoes on them :)
One of them's not growing as well as the others though.. (bottom left behind the red lettuces). It's different colour from the other ones too.. is there something wrong with it?
There's no leaves on my peach tree right now, but more and more flowers appears on it,.. and it's actually fruiting.. is this normal?
No more flowers on the passionfruit vines.. my mum's been picking them when they are 2/3 coloured.. would they sweeten up after they're picked? She won't listen to me about letting them drop because many get stung and rotted before fully ripe...
The seeds are growing well in the seedling trays except for Chinese celery and spinach, which did not germinate.. these trays are now moved out of the portable green house :)
The sugarloaf cabbages I transplanted in May are growing well ~ Does it looks like it's heartening up?
Although I've found caterpillars' droppings on at least one, but I can't find the caterpillars.. .I hope those little fairy-wrens I saw foraging in the backyard have picked them up for me :)
Last photo.. is this some kind of lettuces?
Wrapping up July ~ (Update on 30/07/2010)
* I've transplanted some seedlings and sown some seeds in the green manure bed ~ can't see much on it yet ~
* My Chinese celery actually started germinating! They're only tiny, so can't be transplanted yet, but they sure are slow.
* The peas that were flowering are snowpeas, and we've been harvesting about 2 handfuls a week ~ still heps of flowers coming on ~ Hope it will last for at least a few weeks..
* Tomatoes are still green, but have gotten bigger..
* Got some more peach flowers, it's so pretty even when the petals fall, they look nice on the ground .... might propagate a couple to try do a bonsai
* Must have been getting half a dozen of passionfruits a week, I am not too sure since my mum ate most of them :P
* Most of the sugarloaf cabbages are heartening up, and we've been eating the outer leaves ~ taste like Chinese broccolis. I've given them one spray of molasses, hope there's no caterpillars in the heart... One good thing is although the seeds were sown at the same time, and half of them planted pretty much on the same day, their maturity's quite staggered. Other then the individual plant vigour, I think the ones which were harden off before transplanting are quite a bit more advanced than the ones that were not harden off but were transplanted a day earlier.
* The watercress crater I planted in June is growing well after the initial period of adjustment ~
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