Spring Garden to Summer Garden

It is June and the turning from the spring garden to the summer garden is well underway.  I am quickly picking the last of my lettuce before it bolts meanwhile the edamame is flowering.

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The sugar snap peas, snow peas and strawberries are in full swing while the blueberries are just beginning to take on a purple hue.

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The serrano peppers are fruiting and flowering at the same time.

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I am pleased with how many spears my first year asparagus crowns are throwing up.  The shoots are tall and flopsy when they grow out so they are staked for support during this first unmolested this year.  I hope to be able to sample a couple of spears next year and in 2017 they should be healthy, happy crowns I can harvest from.

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The blackberries are hard, green nubs right now.  The pepper plants are flowering as are the zucchini, cucumbers and tomatoes.  The chard is getting large and I hope to try stuffed chard leaves soon.  The acorn squash is blooming but staying much closer to the ground than the climbing spaghetti.

I love this time of year!

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