Re: [gardeners] How does your garden grow?

Cheryl & Erich Schaefer (
Sun, 9 Nov 1997 20:01:02 -0500

>Either it's too cold in the rest of the world or everyone is taking a day
>of rest. No word of world-wide gardens so guess it's up to me.
>Harvested a large plastic bowl, about a half-peck, of serranos, jalapenos,
>Longhorns, and bell peppers today. Not to mention about six fairly large
>cucumbers. Miz Anne transplanted some more lettuce today and we look to
>have enough to feed the world. The broccoli is absolutely beautiful as is
>the cabbage. No loopers as yet and I'm hoping we won't have that scourge to
>deal with this winter. Radishes are tasty and the greens make a change for
>meals. The green beans are blooming apace and the favas are still growing
>straight up.

I have a couple of ripe tomatoes left.:-) A row cover will take care of
those loopers, George.

>Was gonna start yanking the azaleas out where I want the new herb garden to
>go but have been devastated by a terrific headache today. Guess I'll start
>Monday afternoon.

Geez, I can't get azaleas to grow well and you're yanking them just like
that. Now I AM jealous.

Cheryl Schaefer
beautiful hand painted fibers
Zone 5 in the fabulous Finger Lakes of NY