May 11

Spring Garden Update

Today, while checking the progress of various garden happenings, I took a few pictures to capture some of the progress.

apple blossom after a cloudburst

apple blossom after a cloudburst

 

blossom in sunshine

blossom in sunshine

ready to open

ready to open

some open and some soon to be

some open and some soon to be

The pruning done in January (explained in this article here) was effective and the tree is healthy and full of blossoms.

McIntosh graft appears to be taking

McIntosh graft appears to be taking

Cortland appears to be another success!

Cortland appears to be another success!

Some of the grafts (grafting details found in this article) I did appear to be taking hold. Time will tell if they remain healthy and continue to grow strong.

asparagus crowns are doing well.

asparagus crowns are doing well.

healthy asparagus 3 weeks after planting crowns.

healthy asparagus 3 weeks after planting crowns.

The asparagus crowns are doing well. Soil preparation and amending was key. I wrote about planning for asparagus and preparing the bed in this article.

heirloom seeds are taking a long time.

heirloom seeds are taking a long time.

Seed asparagus takes a long time and this heirloom variety is going slowly.

chive flowers about to open

chive flowers about to open

wild strawberry blossom

wild strawberry blossom

I hope the deer don’t eat my wild strawberry.

 

 

 

 

 

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