It’s that time of year for Northern gardener to transition to their warm season vegetables. Before we left for Ohio, I pulled out the cool weather crops that bolted in our heat wave and planted peppers and tucked tiny lettuce plants in their shade. It won’t be long until I’m harvesting handfuls of peppers from the garden!
It certainly is great to these classic summer garden plants start to take center stage. I almost can’t wait to eat the first ‘Kind of the North’ and ‘Lipstick’ pepper or the first ripe tomato.
I do have one tiny green tomato in the garden, it’s not from a plant I started. When I went to the Fedco tree sale in April, I picked up a ‘Siberan’ tomato plant. It’s certainly living up to it’s name. I haven’t brought it inside at all and we’ve had many night down into the 30′s. It’s flourishing away, blooming and setting tiny little fruit. You can be I’ll be saving seeds from this lovely little plant, I think it might become a staple in my garden!
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