Last spring we started a vegetable garden, our first in Virginia. I've had several vegetable gardens in Texas, but the seasons for growing are quite different up here. Having had a busy summer, and not certain of the outcome, I hesitated to post updates. However the yield was quite good in the end! Even so, we had to cut some losses. Below are the dates of the harvests...
6-26-15 The onions pretty much disappeared in the soil. I soon gave up on the eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, beans and peas, since they were producing little. I ripped them out of the garden to make room for the tomatoes that went out of control. I really shouldn't have planted so many tomatoes, but I couldn't resist. Too see the original map of the garden plot, read this post.
There were truly too many tomatoes in the garden...but they looked so hopeful!
I loved all the heirlooms...
There were even some plum tomatoes...
...and lots of yellow pears.
And not far away the figs were growing! I never got a photo of all the figs we harvested, but we had our best yield this year, though it was still too piddly to do any canning.
7-1-15 The first heirloom tomato from the vine!
I couldn't believe how big it was!
7-14-15 I never did get photos of everything I harvested...especially of these.
I've already posted a yummy recipe for Canadice Grapes!
8-11-15 An orange tomato!
And still the tomatoes were producing!
Now for number crunching. I labored to keep up with precise numbers of the harvest. A few times I did forget to count. Thus, according to my best calculations my yield was...