Even with some crop damage, we’re to the point in the season where we could pick tomatoes and peppers just about every day if we wanted to. Today I opted to pick tomatoes, and ended up with a 15 pound haul. Here’s the breakdown: 3 Cherry Tomatoes at 0.90 ounces (these are the first of the […]
There is much to report on the garden since the last update, but I’ll have to save those for another time. However, tonight we picked quite a few peppers and a few tomatoes. Here’s the rundown of that: 66 Jalapeno Peppers, weighing 31.35 ounces 25 Cayenne Peppers, weighing 4.80 ounces 18 Ancho Peppers, weighing 40.20 […]
As June comes to a close, and the Dead of Summer has arrived, we take a look at the 2014 Garden progress.
It’s Jalapeño Season in Indiana!
Last year, well into the planting season, I decided to look into what it takes to grow peas here in Indiana. Looking around, the most valuable resource by far has been the Purdue University Consumer Horticulture website, specifically the Indiana Vegetable Planting Calendar (PDF) they publish. They state that peas should be planted, in the Indianapolis area, from March […]
Despite some setbacks due to two major hail storms, and just not enough time in the day, the 2014 garden is now in full swing. This year the veggie section was more than doubled, and is all in raised beds. For the most part this is setup as “square foot gardening”, which makes things a […]
I’ve had a home garden ever since I moved into my first house. It started out with mainly tomatoes since that’s what I always remembered my folks growing as a kid, and what I knew would grow without much fuss here in Indiana. Over the years I’ve tried a few different veggies here and there, […]