So the garden has been humming along quite nicely with nothing wilting or turning brown or dying a violent death. We have very low standards, so we've been pretty pleased with this development. It has made a much lovelier back drop lately for our dinner picnics than four empty boxes ever would have, so we have been puffing up our chests around here and high fiving each other like we are certified organic farmers.
I know, I know...our levels of coolness are intimidating.
On Friday I peeked in to see how everything was doing. There are cute little spaghetti squashys. Yes, squashys. They're so cute, I just kind of have to call them that. Also I caught myself pinching them and talking in baby talk, but let's just keep that last part between you and me.
The tomatoes FINALLY have a little bit of fruit! It's green fruit, but it is fruit nonetheless. I was getting nervous that I planted some fruitless tomato plants. Tomato bushes? I don't know, but I just felt like every time I looked at the tomatoes there was a big sign above them that said YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG! Seeing this made me do a little BOO YAH! dance. Y'all we are going to have A LOT of tomatoes.
And finally when I looked in at the zucchini I was excited to finally see some minis. So small, and so cute!
Of course if you have ever been a rookie gardener, you know how this zucchini story ends, right? This morning I went out to see how those little baby zucchinis were doing and...well, would you look at that.
Now Playing: ATTACK OF THE GIANT ZUCCHINI
That guy on the bottom? No biggie, he's just FIFTEEN INCHES LONG.
So, lesson learned. Once you see them, check more frequently. I imagine I will be out there a little more often in the coming weeks. In the meantime though, I have a very important question for you.
Who's got zucchini recipes? Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand go!