Holy cow, how did it get to be August already? Summer is speeding along, but the good news is that it’s almost time for garden tomatoes. This year I tried mulching the tomato plants with pine needles, and despite five hail storms and not a lot of attention from me, the plants seem quite happy.
The cherry tomatoes are almost ripe!
Some of the Early Girls have just begun to change color. We should be enjoying this one in a matter of days!
The Better Boys are looking fat and happy.
The Romas should be red in about ten days. Pasta time!
I thinned the leeks last week, so that they can have room to grow. (Just ignore those little weeds.)
The tomatoes have started to look a little wild, and they haven’t stayed tucked in their cages at all. Where in the world did they learn those rebellious tendencies, I wonder?
Just when some of the other flowers start to fade from the heat, the Black-Eyed Susans open their faces to the sun. So pretty.
How about you? Have you harvested tomatoes yet, or other produce? I’d love to hear what’s happening in your garden. Meanwhile, let’s savor these glorious summer days of August while we can…