Category: fruit

Melon vine takeover. 

Melon vine takeover. 

The first melon! 

The first melon! 

Ready to make a summer galette with these guys! 

Ready to make a summer galette with these guys! 

We’ve got big figs this year. 

We’ve got big figs this year. 

Melon plants have started to spread out and thrive! 

Melon plants have started to spread out and thrive! 

Deck garden jumble! Deck jungle?

Deck garden jumble! Deck jungle?

I was gifted a white strawberry plant last year.  Managed to not…

I was gifted a white strawberry plant last year.  Managed to not eat a few berries, dried them out, sprinkled the wee seeds onto some seed starting mix late winter….so many baby plants now!  These berries might be tiny, but they pack 50x the flavour.

The nectarine tree, same one I’ve had in a pot for 4 years until…

The nectarine tree, same one I’ve had in a pot for 4 years until it went in the ground last spring.  No drama with peach leaf curl this year, I think that’s due to it being extra protected up against the house and under the eaves.  23 fruit hanging on and getting big 😀 

Amazing that despite the long winter, the plants and trees are…

Amazing that despite the long winter, the plants and trees are right on time.  

Nectarine about to flower.  

I’m trying to pull the nectarine tree in closer to the house, it’s nicely protected from winter under the eaves and gets lots of direct sun.  Can I get ahead of the peach leaf wilt this year is the big question.

Little strawberries in the greenhouse.

Little strawberries in the greenhouse.