Wanna see what's happening in my veggie garden?
Two pumpkins have started to grow - my husband took last year's Halloween pumpkins and planted their seeds:
Apparently they are similar to our potatoes in that they are mature when the plant is shriveled and you have to leave them in the sun for a bit after harvesting. These are not the best for eating but we're just growing them to see if we can.
We have over 50 of these on our plants:
We got 3 plants from a school fundraiser and 3 more because my son insisted, so we'll see what their final output is.
Our grapes are doing very well
I don't think we'll have enough for making jelly but if they're as sweet as last year's we will enjoy them in their natural state.
I'm thinking it's about time I harvested my lavender:
I'm torn between making sachets like I did last year or maybe a wreath like Centsational Girl's.
The plums are ready for me to pick and make jam - so good!
In the front yard, my little one's choice of plant from the school fundraiser is doing great and provides sweet color:
My oldest chose a blue plant since that's his favorite color, and it's also given place of honor in our front yard:
The hibiscus my husband chose is radiant with color, I just love the bright yellow!
The bamboo, however, might need some more wiring to keep it back, it's like a jungle to get to our door!
These pretty lilies are gorgeous in the afternoon, they open up and brighten our gray front walls:
As a final surprise, this is what the onion flower I posted about a few weeks ago looks like when opened up - who knew? I sure didn't.
Have a great weekend!