This weekend I’ll be working on cleaning out a few of the raised garden beds. The zucchini and cucumbers have about a week or two left and the beans are almost done.
A lot of the squash vines are starting to wither away as well. For everything there is a season, right? Luckily the carrots and beets we planted a few weeks ago are starting to emerge and the kale and Swiss chard are still growing strong. I have no doubt we will have plenty of fresh vegetables to harvest from the garden this winter, there just won’t be as big of a variety as there is in summer.
I’m still picking tomatoes at the first sign of color and ripening the on our window sills. It’s all I can do for now. Next year I think I’ll start my tomato plants a little earlier. Oh well, you learn something new every year.
Here are a few pictures I snapped last night in the backyard garden.
What’s happening in YOUR garden?
Have your plants begun to wither, or is your garden still alive an kicking?
Do you think it will be a hard winter? Personally, I’m hoping for lot’s and lot’s of snow.
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