Gardening Update – July

I learned how fast cucumbers can grow in one week:

I planted two different varieties, one of which is a pickling cucumber type.

And here they are pickled:

The first harvest of bell peppers went well. The first batch will be pickled or made into pepper jam.

I picked up some ball jars and canned everything. We need a new stove, this current electric one can barely get this amount of water up to a boil.

The tomatoes are all 5-6 ft tall now and are starting to turn red.

After a few weeks tomatoes were coming off the trellis faster than I could can them. I’ve harvested about ~60 pounds of tomatoes so far:

I haven’t finished the beds completely yet though 🙁

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