With the warm to hot weather, many of the plants in the garden have really popped this week. We are starting to see some flowers on some of the vining plants as well as a few other things here and there.
The Mexican Oregano planted in the Mexican garden is blooming this week. It is kind of interesting that it blooms right along the stems. I suppose that we probably should cut back those woody stems with the blooms to encourage more tender growth from below that is tastier.
The ‘Fairy’ winter squash is not blooming yet, but it does have these fun leaves with the silver streaking around the veins. This is perfectly normal, but can still be a little surprising to an unsuspecting gardener.
We filled and planted the 100 gallon Smart Pot on Tuesday. The plants were some of the leftovers from the rest of the garden, hence the slightly wimpy appearance. We also had a little extra straw, so we decided to mulch the pot for a change. It does dry out an awful lot during the hot summer.
Have a great weekend!