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My 5×5 Garden

July 3rd, 2013

When I came back from Ohio, the 5×5 Challenge Garden was looking fabulous. In two weeks it had grown into a jungle!
5x5 Garden 1
I spy tiny scallions seedlings and flower buds on the zucchini. The lettuce could be harvested as well if I wanted to.
5x5 Garden 2
5x5 Garden 3
5x5 Garden 4
Now that your garden is growing, it’s time to check on it often and pull any weeds you see. If you have trouble distinguishing between plants and weeds, check out the post from a few weeks ago with photos of seedlings. You could also ask an experienced edible gardener you know.

How does your 5×5 Challenge Garden grow? Are you harvesting anything yet? Which plants are growing the best for you?

One Comment to “My 5×5 Garden”
  1. Lexa on July 3, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    My garden is growing well. I hope to harvest my first shallots this weekend and the garlic should be ready in the next few weeks. We are at the end a heat wave – 5 straight days of 90+ degrees. The winter squash have loved the heat and are growing by the hour.

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