Friday, July 24, 2009


Bitter Melons are great because they never get the powdery mildew issue even though it is a curcurbit family member. The fruit is usually eaten immature when it's bitter as the name suggests, but I've heard that some people eat after it's ripened, and that it's sweet.
Remember the Kumquat that was transplanted to make room for raised beds? It survived and is gung-ho about producing fruit. I really didn't expect this tree to offer any fruit next season because of the transplant shock, but the mighty lil tree is proving me wrong!
Sapote sapling grown from seed
Avocado sapling grown from a Reed Avocado seed
The new set of tomatoes underplanted with a quick-growing Komatsuna crop we use for pickling.
Finally growing 2 Zucchini plants, late in the season
Second set of Thai Catchai watermelon(top) and Japanese Cucumbers
Kale plants in middle with bushbeans on the side. Peppers in the back

1 comment:

Katie said...

Wow, everything looks great! I would love to know what you think of the bitter melon. I tried to grow some this year, but my chronic underwatering foiled me again.