Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Header Competition # 42 "How Does Your Garden Grow"

The header theme this week by myself and is ""How Does Your Garden Grow". I chose this in honor of Lanny joining the group. She is always working in the dirt with neat garden beds. She may find this week there are some other gardeners around.  MacDarlaGail's Man,  Lanny and I have a little contest to show a new theme header each week. Gail's Man is off acting tonight, so he is not posting this week.

Martha and Tom are on a break. Come back as soon as you are able my friends.

So, how does my garden grow? The veggie garden is a jungle, the tomatoes are at 7 feet high and just starting to produce cherry tomatoes. They are well over the cages and the fence. The zucchini are giving me enough to feed the extended family and the green and yellow peppers are going crazy. The peppers are hidden in the middle behind the zucchini which are behind the spreading tomatoes. The white onions in front are almost ready. I can't keep ahead of the weeds with all this fishing.
Fishing is a tough job but someone has to do it. I was the only fisherman on the lake today. This is another place I harvest which is Lake Hodgson. I do this by taking the Black Crappie out of the lake. I caught 23 today with the biggest being 12". They didn't all fit on the cooler. They were all powerful fish.
My header is this little garden area is really neat. I'm sure Darla can help me with the little white with a red center flower which came back from last year. There are hot peppers behind the flowers and in front of a first year red rose. I like to keep the hot peppers separate because of cross pollination with the sweet peppers. I also have a couple pink Gerber Daisy and some Calla Lilies near the house. The Black Squirrel, bunny, frog and the Raccoon guard the area. Can you see them all?

See the other neat post above.

16 comments:

imac said...

Garden Heaven Tom, also the fish, all we need now is the loaves of bread.lol.

Darla said...

Lovely all of this....yummy fish too. I can't really see the flower that well....

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Great gardens, Tom... But--what caught my eye were the FISH.... YUMMMMMMM...
Betsy

Becca's Dirt said...

Those fish would look good in the frying pan. Pretty garden.

Lanny said...

I love seeing vegetables in the flower beds, it is how it should be, all intermingled making a statement here and there. Do you plant your fish scraps?

Gail's Man said...

A good selection of flowers and vegetables. That squirrel is looking quite envious of something.

Linda (PA_shutterbug) said...

The fish caught my eye too. I thought I was doing good photographing one little fish this past weekend. Your garden appears to be providing well for you this year.

reanaclaire said...

wow.. u r a efficient fisherman.. so many you caught.. fresh too if eaten on the same day!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I am not into fishing,but I do know they taste yummy.These guys are justing waiting for a pan of butter,I can almost taste them now.
Blessings,Ruth

commoncents said...

Interesting... I really like your blog!!

Steve
Common Cents
http://www.commoncts.blogspot.com

Gaelyn said...

I like best your tangled vegie garden. I'd think fishing would be way more important than weeding. Nice catch.

George said...

Your garden is growing very well, especially the vegetable garden. It will contain a great deal of good eating. I like your header.

Twisted Fencepost said...

I seen the squirrel and raccon, but the bunny and frog are harder to find.
Your lake looks like it's doing well. My guys were camping all last week and fishing every night. There were four of them and they only caught 5 fish. They say the water is too warm. I think they needed me to show them how to fish. tee hee

ascu75 aka Don said...

Wow Ton I am envious ......... not really I have had my days too and I have had more days without catching or landing anything, we deserve a few good days XXX dON

Philip said...

Oh heck you and my wife will be best mates when ever we go fishing she catches them all and I am just left standing there holding my ROD. that's why she must stay away from MY fishing spot :))

Tipper said...

Great garden-and the fish are amazing as always :)