Wednesday, May 20, 2009

The Edible Garden


We have lots of shade in the backyard; we are covered by a cooling canopy of oak trees. So it's a bit dry and difficult to grow vegetables, although we keep trying. Things are growing much better this year thanks to Sluggo (organic slug and snail repellent) which is working better than Diatomaceous Earth.


Here are few herbs and vegetables which are growing well in a small corner with partial sun:

Sage, oregano, mint, and lavender

Garbage can potatoes














Tire tomatoes











Apples













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3 comments:

Debbie J. said...

All your plants look so green and healthy. I bet the shade is nice when its so hot in the summer!

Alexandra said...

Yes, it really saves us in the summer. It gets so hot here in Hampton. I have no flowers to shoe...my three year old has been picking them all! ;) Everything in the garden is very green this year.

Myrnie said...

Wow, everything looks great!