Sunday, June 15, 2014

Bloom Time

Finally.

The summer garden is finally starting to get cranked up.

The clover in our yard is attracting bees but so are the squash blossoms.




I picked our first batch of yellow summer squash. 




The tomatoes are setting.







And I even have broccoli. 
Yes, actual heads of broccoli!!!
I've NEVER had broccoli. 

EVER. 




This is a first!  SM just looked at them and said "Needs cheese..."  @;)

No apples this year (late frost) but I see a few raspberries.




I'm also hopeful for a handful of blueberries or two.  But the BEST news is that the zinnia's are starting to bloom. 



Bring on jars and jars of flowers everywhere.  At home and at work! 




9 comments:

  1. Wow, seems like you jumped into summer FAST! (Or maybe it's just our slow, slow, s-l-o-w cool month of June that is making me feel like we'll never have either summer or a harvest from the garden.) Love SM's reaction to being shown the head of broccoli!

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    1. We've been slow too MP. My sugar peas just finished. They're usually done mid May. The lettuce is starting to blot which it normally does about mid June.

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  2. Oooh, broccoli! Never could get mine to come to a head, so to speak. Your zinnias are beautiful! I have to say, your garden is so far ahead of mine. I could be that we seem to have been going back to March up here.

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    1. That's been my experience with broccoli too. Just florets, no heads.

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  3. I really, REALLY need to plant some zinnias. I think it was your posts on all the cut flowers that made me want to do a flower garden this year.....but I didn't get to it. Hopefully next year. Those flowers really do make my day.

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    1. Plant them now! You still have time!

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  4. I keep waiting for my broccoli to start having heads. We aren't there yet though. I can't wait. I love broccoli - with or without the cheese.

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  5. Fabulous to see what's growing there! Hope you enjoy every morsel.

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  6. Looking great! This was not a good year from broccoli here. We barely had any. So congrats on that!
    We seem to be a couple of weeks behind you on the summer stuff. I'll be happy when our gardens look as good as yours!

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