Everyday Life, Gardening

Suburban Garden – Growing-up

I didn’t think planting a garden would have such an impact on my morning routine, but every day I wake up looking forward to seeing what magic has happened overnight. The truth is, I can’t believe how fast my little garden has matured in such a short period of time!

Photo Credit: Brandi Bhamani
Looking at those tomatoes, I wouldn’t be surprised if I was able to harvest them in the next few weeks πŸ™‚

Photo Credit: Brandi Bhamani
And look at all that basil!  I can’t help but think about all of the wonderful dishes I’ll be able to put together this summer.  Ensalada Caprese, homemade Pesto, Basil Chicken, etc.  I can’t wait!

Photo Credit: Brandi Bhamani
The original pepper that was featured in Little Pots was removed from its steam a little early due to a damaged spot on the skin.  Sadly I didn’t get a picture of this, but it was a bruise the size of a quart that was beginning to attract little insects.  I determined it was better to remove it than risk the safety of the plant as a whole.  Seemingly enough this did the trick because I now have a new little pepper without a trace of bugs.

Photo Credit: Brandi Bhamani
My husband’s Serrano Peppers are coming along – it looks like there is one pepper that is almost mature enough to pick with a few little buds tucked back behind the leaves.  I’m thinking that these will go well in morning omelets, maybe a nice curry. Oh, and salsa!

Photo Credit: Brandi Bhamani
I do have to admit that his photo makes the kale look rather large – on the contrary, the plant is only about 4-5″ tall at this point. I’ll have to start placing my hand in the picture to show for comparison.  πŸ€“

Until next time … πŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎπŸŒ±πŸ…πŸŒΆ

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