Summer Day in the Garden

July 30, 2008

Gardening

The fruits and vegetables we’ve planted are really growing. We’ve had an unusually rainy July and the plants are enjoying it. My grapevine (Reliance Grape) which began its life three months ago as a little bareroot stick is absolutely thriving.

reliance grapevine

The cantaloupes are still babies. It hasn’t been blazingly hot, so their growth has been moderate. We’ll see what August holds for us. So far we have a lot of blooms but only three melons forming.

melon patch

July is the best month for New York perennials. All my shrubs and flowers are finally blooming! My yard is a kalidescope of blues, pinks, yellows, and oranges.

Spray of Color

More to come!

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