Friday, April 17, 2009

April Garden Report

The sugar snap peas are 4-5' high now, dominating the raised bed. (I like how it looks like the two vines above are holding hands.) Time to start picking peas! And time to plant something else. My transplanted beets are stunted little things; I think I will plant more beets, carrots, and lettuces. Over the last month a bunch of volunteers popped up, from either seeds or runners from last year's plants: camomile, mint, bee balm, tarragon, sweet peas, and sunflowers. The sweet peas need staking since they are beginning to sprawl. Here's the sweet little columbine flower, nestled with some mint:

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