Saturday, July 17, 2010

Grow, Garden, Grow!!

For years and years, my in laws have planted a garden. This year, with my brother in law and sister in law wanting to garden as well, they expanded the garden. It's growing quite lusciously now! It's such a pretty sight and EVERY single vegetable that comes out of it is so delicious. Wanna see what's growing? Here is a sampling:


One lonely corn stalk. This actually started out as my nephews science lesson in school.



Rows of onions and potatoes... Notice the thin electirc wire. It is a deterent for stingy rabbits and wood chucks who would otherwise treat the garden as their personal buffett. It also effective for two year olds who do not stay where they are told. {Don't worry- it's a very mild zap. It only made her hair turn bright red and curl up. Oh wait, it was like that before...}



Broccoli... fresh broccoli is soooooo much better than what we pick up in the produce department at the store.


Red lettuce....



Some obviously not yet ripe tomatoes....


Cucumber... as a city girl, I had no idea cucumbers were naturally so prickly. The prickles are easily wiped off but the girls do not appreciate their texture.



Zucchini....



Green peppers... there is also a variety of hot peppers which I can not wait to try out!!!


Beautiful, right?




Love,

6 comments:

~Amy~ said...

Very beautiful!

The Doll Family said...

I am determined to have a garden next year...this year we were still doing 'house stuff'....next year....bring on the dirty fingernails. :)

Mrs. Reverend Doctor said...

That's my kind of garden, one that my in- laws weed, but I get to eat out of.

Kayte said...

Mrs. Rev., you know that's right! ;) Seth did help til the ground a little... but yeah, it's nice when there is an abundance of crop and they really don't mind sharing. Actually, this is one of those gardens that does NOT get weeded. It yeilds so much and my in laws just don't bother weeding. They til and plant, then just leave it alone until after harvest, then mow the whole thing down. Easy, lazy gardening. =)

Amy ♥ DailyPleasures said...

It is beautiful. I am enjoying my garden so much right now, although I think it's a bit behind this one. In fact, I had just come in from taking a bunch of pictures for a blog post when I saw yours. I enjoyed your tour. :)

Jamiee said...

Coreys dad grows a very nice garden as well :D and we have corn crops all around us (literally!) So we have fresh corn on the cob thru out the summer and as well as what ever else Coreys mom picks as she shares it with us :D