I hope you guys are doing great!
Sorry I’ve been MIA lately, we were on vacation for a week and when we arrived home the construction site for the home being built next door to us had ripped through our cable/internet/phone line and it took a week to repair and posting to the blog from my phone never works out properly. BUT, I’m back up and running now so all is well in the world again. haha.
Well, it’s been 7 weeks since I planted our patio garden. I planted it April 27th. Below you will see a few progress pics, before, during and a current –sorry it was a rainy day for the most current pic. 🙂 It looks like my back patio is turning into the tomato/green bean forest! haha! I’m not complaining though! 🙂
It’s going great even with so much rain and not as high as temperatures that we usually have in St. Louis. The tomatoes have been tied to the stake at week 5 and again at week 7. I used an old cut up t-shirt. I’ve been spacing the pots out more as the plants grow in size.
I have only fertlized the day I planted them. And guess what the best part is….with the good potting mix and mulch I haven’t pulled a single weed yet…NONE!! 🙂 It’s been very low upkeep. Just keeping it watered.
We have tomatoes on every plant that should be ripe within the next week or two. Our green beans will be ready for their first picking of the season this week and all the bell and chili peppers should be reaching their peak for picking in 2 weeks.
Here are a few snapshots as of June 14th.
I am thrilled to start implementing these fresh veggies in our meals. As soon as we get that first picking they will keep producing more and more!!
How many of you planted a patio or container garden this year? How is it going?
I’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below and fill me in!!