EarthBox Update — July 28, 2013

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here.

More nice weather = happy plants! All of the peppers are now fruiting. I think there’s going to be a deluge of tomatoes soon.

Today’s harvest:

A couple of pounds of regular cucumbers and a pound of patty-pans. Also lemon cucumbers and a few tomatoes.

A couple of pounds of regular cucumbers and a pound of patty-pans. Also lemon cucumbers and a few tomatoes.

The zucchini got some support to try to avoid a repeat of the breakage a few weeks ago:

072813 zucchini

If this flower is any indication, the mother of all zucchini is on the way:

072813 zucchini flower

The cucumbers are growing up and out of the cage:

072813 cucumber

The shiso and lemongrass:

I pruned the shiso after this pic to give the hot peppers more light. Even as an ornamental, shiso smells really nice.

I pruned the shiso after this pic to give the hot peppers more light. Even as an ornamental, shiso smells really nice.

Tequila pepper:

Going through dark purple on the way to red.

Going through dark purple on the way to red.

Roma tomatoes:

072813 Roma

Siletz tomatoes.

The glacier tomatoes are hidden behind these, which were among a number of half-ripe tomatoes this week.

The glacier tomatoes are hidden behind these, which were among a number of half-ripe tomatoes this week.

The Sun Gold Tomatoes, still going crazy. They’re just now starting to show color as a group:

072813 Sun Gold

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