|Pole Bean Poles Going Up|
TomatoTalk today. Yours truly did a condensed version of the Tomato Workshop, covering such topics as:
Determinate and Indeterminate
Heirloom (Open Pollinated) and Hybrid
Botanically, it's a Perennial (see picture below)
More useful reading here and here.
During garden time, the group weeded, raised supports for vertical gardening of beans, thinned beets and carrots in raised beds, hand-picked Colorado potato beetles into cups filled with soapy water, planted strawberries in the no till garden, and mulched in various places with newspaper and straw.
|Epcot Picture of a Tomato Plant Growing Under Ideal Circumstance - Wikipedia|
|Weeding and Cultivating in Preparation for Mulching with Straw|
|Adding Strawberries to No Til Area|
|Mechanical Pest Control|
Handpicking Colorado Potato Beetles
|Raised Bed Production|
New Raised Bed visible in the background. Took home some radishes and lettuce.