Thursday, June 30, 2016
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016
Sunday, June 26, 2016
|Corn Silks Exposed and Waiting for Pollen to Fertilize the Ear of Corn|
|Tassels Heavy with Pollen|
|Delicate and silky but when magnified, the silks look anything but silky|
In searching for instructions to hand-pollinate, I learned a few facts about corn which I did not know.
First, corn is a member of the
corn is a graass as is rice, wheat, barley, millet, oats, sugar cane, sorghum, rye and bamboo.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
|When you see these near your tomato plants...beware|
|Droppings like the ones in the first photo, usually mean this monster is noshing his way through your favorite tomato plants|
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Oh, we're having a heat wave. But you can possibly keep cool with these photos of cucumbers from my garden!
I had to include this final cucumber. Yesterday was so hot, some of the veggies were baked. Sad face.
|This cucumber looks ready to harvest.|
|Baby cucumber ready to grow.|
|Too hot. Baked in the sun and heat.|