We are getting into peak growing season here in Minneapolis. When I walk past the Dowling Community Garden, I see green thumbs weeding less and harvesting more. The produce stands at the farmer’s markets are piled high with cucumbers, greens, cauliflower, beets, potatoes, sweet corn, beans…
I could go on, but I think we’re good.
I’ve been telling you about my garden for weeks now and I spent some time photographing the land the other day, so today I thought I’d take you on a little tour (please forgive my novice photography skills, I am a work in progress!).
Tomato cages through the fence.
One of four tomato varieties in the garden.
Not red yet. But begging them to turn.
How are cucumber plants so darn smart? This one has a tight grip on it’s cage.
I’ve harvested at least a dozen cucumbers so far. In just days, this one will be ready.
Fiery hot peppers.
Must stuff those blossoms with goat cheese and fry away.
Big pot of basil. Pesto ready.
Herbs growing in a strawberry pot.
Rosemary and mint.
Pole beans planted from seed. Climbing to the sky.
Spaghetti squash on it’s way to yellow.
Spring lettuces in the back window box.
Salad for the man who checks my electricity meter.
Plant food wherever it will grow.
Stocked with kitchen scraps and an endless supply of weeds.
The Westie guards the fence.