Gardens for 2021 season

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Picked over 8 gallons of cherries and made over 24 quarts of jam.
been trying to keep up on the cultivating and weeding after we finally got 3/10'ths inch of rain.
Onions a potatoes getting big. Cant walk thru the rows anymore and onions have big bulbs as of today. they will be pulled the last day of July, so they need to get finishing up growing!
Pic of 4 of the 24 quarts of cherry jam.
I ordered/planted 2, Montgomery sour cherry tree 4 years ago, from a respecatble online nursery. Last year was the first year for only one to get cherries on either, but the birds picked them off while small and green. Being proactive this year, I got netting big enough to cover the one with cherries (none on the other again) when they started forming. Now, the more I look at it, it appears to be a wild cherry tree.

A buddy of mine has a sour cherry tree that has produced, and he has picked all of his. All of these are still rather small and green. I'll let them mature, but think I'll just end up with ripe wild cherries, LOL... If that's the case. I reckon' it will make a dab of kindling for the shop stove.
 
  
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Have gotten wild cherry trees from Owens Nursery a few years back-----a lot of them sub wild ones for regular ones and get by with it!
 
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Have gotten wild cherry trees from Owens Nursery a few years back-----a lot of them sub wild ones for regular ones and get by with it!
To ne honest, I can't remember which one I got it from. It was from one of 6 or so that send catalogs out in the Spring. Pretty disappointing to say the least.
 
  
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In the process of diggin the Early Red Norland spuds ----- Rain is making that job a bit hard now!
 

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First Zucchini. Also found my first tomato horn worm, how do they find my plants in the middle of nowhere :-(
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Fun little harvest for us recently. We've had tomato pie, tomato jam, we have a few jars of tomato sauce, we had a delicious low country boil using the potatoes and squash, we're enjoying some good stuff!
 

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I've got at least this many more ripe on the vine. I still have a lot of green ones too.

Good thing a lot of people like fresh home grown tomatoes. Lol
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ours are not even close to being ripe yet----late start then slow growing this year. Hope to have late ones for juice,---late ones are never as good as early ones since the sun is not at the right angle to ripen them so they are never as good. More like store bought ones,---kinda nasty! lol!
onions potatoes and cabbage so far. late potatoes not ready yet. these are early red norlands. Onions are starting to get ready, 1 row of early ones are being freeze-dried right now and later ones will get harvested next week.
Cabbage is about half grown as of now. They will be 25 pounds when full grown.
 

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