Summer Day in the Garden

July 30, 2008


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!

If you like this post, please share it!
, , ,


  1. My Year in Review 2008 | New York Renovator - October 16, 2012

    […] Everything was growing like crazy! My Adirondack Red Potatoes grew! Yum! And I just love the color! We worked on our Secret Garden. I also wrote about the plight of the natural gas mines here in the Northeast. We got our Weatherization Grant job done– wow what a great job! […]