Zucchini

The past few weeks have been blazing hot – think mid 30’s to mid 40’s – many days in a row. The sun has burned a lot of plants in the garden and some have even died. I’ve accepted the fact that these things do happen. But from the disappointment does come triumph; and in […]

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Zucchini – Then and Now

I don’t believe in magic – but when I look at the Then and Now photos of my Zucchini plants – I really feel like something magical has taken place. Nature is truly amazing. It’s always been a provider – and a generous one at that. Look at them – it still amazes me that […]

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Zucchini

One visually obvious thing I did right this gardening season was starting┬ámy Zucchinis from seed, early. I bought the ‘Black Beauty’ variety online in early Spring and started them off in some mini greenhouses. I left them in there until they were just pushing the roof of the lid. Their root systems has developed into […]

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Zucchini

These are ‘Black Beauty’ Zucchinis. The name says it all – the Zucchinis will have a rich dark green skin. I bought organic seeds online and sprouted them in a mini greenhouse. In only a few weeks from sowing, they just took over the whole container and most are now ready for planting out.

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