Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary…come see my garden

by Mary Papoulias-Platis

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With this last rain we had in San Diego, my garden became a runaway jungle of greens! Look at the size of the nasturtiums leaves in the photo below.

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Take a look at this box of broccoli and fava beans –  out of control don’t you think?

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My beets are ready to pop!  The spinach is hidden but still going strong.

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Ah yes, Spring has arrived… sweet Apple blossoms.

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New for this year, sweet peas – I’ve always wanted them in my garden and here they are slowly rising reaching towards the sun.

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Figs are coming… figs are coming!

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Just a pretty picture of the red beet stems shining through.

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Leeks are also new this year, wow I’m a happy Greek girl!

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Another shot of mustard greens and dandelions trying to grow in this jungle of favas.

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Ending soon are the sugar snap peas – thank-you, thank-you for the barrels of delicious peas you have showered us with.

Neighbors and friends thank-you too!

Seed Information for a Winter Garden

BURPEE:

 Super Snap Peas      (53512A)
Leeks Dawn Giant  (63388A)
Sweet Pea Dream Mix -Flowers 40972A
Detroit Dark Red Medium Top Beets (58875)

Botanical Interests :

Cool Season Spinach (Lavewa)
Mustard Greens – Southern Giant Curled
Arugula -Rocket Salad
Red Winter Kale

Park Seed    
Onions Granex

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