Started seeds that were in a pumpkin that I purchased at an international market. The vines have taken over the entire back of the garden. Planted other pumpkins on a trellis that grew some bright orange squash.
This was a great year for hot peppers. They didn’t mind the oppressive heat and humidity. The sweet peppers like cubenalle, pimento, and California wonder have not had a good year.
Peas were planted in a raised bed with a trellis and drip tape. Onions were also added to use as spring onions. The peas needed some string to keep them growing towards the trellis and we had one seriously bad storm with high winds that did blow them around a bit but all in allContinue reading “Peas in raised bed with trellis”
We started using the Florida weave last year and we’re amazed at the results. We have the plants in flat beds, raised beds and some with landscape fabric. Each row has T posts or stakes at the ends and middle. String is then woven around the plants and tied off on the posts. This givesContinue reading “Florida (Virginia) Cross weave for peppers and tomatoes”
This year we did the peas in a raised bed with trellis and drip tape. The peas are covered with flowers and filling up the bed.
We started using the Florida weave last year for peppers and tomatoes. The results were amazing because the plants were supported through storms and a heavy crop of peppers. We will plant them in four different areas. The first area is planted in a raised bed with t-posts on each end and string woven aroundContinue reading “Planting peppers using the Florida weave step 1”
Planting Hatch peppers in a raised bed with drip tape. Next we will put in T posts and run string weaving through the plants to hold them up.
The peonies have come up and seem very healthy – they froze this winter so I was worried about them. Hopefully they will bloom.