These are the six nursery containers I planted with vegetables 13 days ago. I'd love to see your progress! Post pictures and links below, along with any questions you have. Here are mine:
The bean seeds came up and already have flowers. The tomato and pepper plants have buds too. The peppers have doubled in size. All three squash seeds came up well!
The lettuce is suffering. It came up well, but the constant rain has beaten it down and made mush of the leaves. It's also kinda leggy. When any plant gets stringy, it is not getting enough light. Lettuce likes cool weather so I put it in the shade, but it also needs more light than I have given it. Maybe it will recover. Maybe it will need replanting when the weather cools off.
Both beans and squash make great...
pickles. I am not inclined to make pickles, so feel free to share any
|Day 13: Buds on the pepper plant.|
|Planted a few lettuce seeds around the tomato too.|
The beans and squash aren't ready yet so we'll start saving a jars with the same sized opening on the top and scoping out the canning section of stores for rings and lids that will match the jars. Any glass jars are fine: mayonnaise jars, salad dressing jars, pickle jars. They just need to have lids that screw on, not just pop open. We won't use the lids but the jar needs to have the threads around the top so the canning rings can fit them.
|Lettuce is recovering.|
Today's Assignment: look through your recycling to see if you should save any of the glass jars. You will need four, screw-on-lid style jars.
Assignment 2: Share pictures of your progress!