present participle of veg·e·tate(Verb)
How different the two definitions are!
Our vegetating is of the second type – DEFINITELY not the first!
The garden is awesome this year — bigger than ever and thriving with the rain! Thankfully we have’t had a washout – the plants were all well established before the downpours that have been occuring, so the roots are holding them fast.
Here are our snow peas, beets (with a second planting of beets just added between them), and mixed lettuce – with a bit of the purple carrots visible on the far right. Behind them you can see the potato patch…
Here you can see the shelling peas on the left, followed by rows and rows of green beans, again with the potato patch behind.
And here’s the potato patch. And to the far right are the sweet potato vines.
And how do we keep it looking so nice? LOTS of weeding on the weekends, evenings, and any time we can!
Our Mantis tiller is one of our favorite tools!
Our second favorite tool is our selection of Warren hoes:
And here are some shots of vegetating goodness!
We should be harvesting it next month!
Some of the tomatoes:
A little closer…
Sweet potato vines:
Sweet corn…will it be “Knee High by the Fourth of July”???
Guess it depends on who’s knee!