Figs are flourishing. They'll be ready by the Fourth of July.
The canning pears are making an valuable effort to show they support the "green" environment.
In the abundance of our tomato crop...
One plant is dying (luckily only one) and its small green tomatoes are shriveling...
So we have plucked its surplus and plan for green fried tomatoes.
The June sun beams down on the thirsty earth. Where once potatoes and onions stood, okra and peppers now try to soak up the evaporating moisture.
June is here!
So we are installing a watering system. My husband and sons will laugh to see the pronoun "we."
The trick, we are told, is to flood the drenches between each row. The roots will absorb just what they need to grow.
It will be a long summer. The mimosa tree breathes it's last sigh of surrender to the summer sun.
While Mr. Sunflower basks in the heat of the noonday sun.
When not growing crops and orchards and grass,
Soccer season in the summer. Really! Who in their right mind would...?!?!
I would. We will. Because it's summertime. And summer only comes once a year!