90-degree temperatures here in Birmingham have brought on a growth spurt for all of our summer vegetables.
The plants are healthy, happy and doing really well. Shown above (left) are the ripply, pin-cushion-looking miniature beginnings of
Just starting to bloom sporadically and will love it even more as summer heats up. The plants are 18" tall--just babies still--but here's a snapshot (above) of a bloom. Soon this will be a funky fruit.
Still a bit early, but one variety—
The leaves of our Moon & Stars melons are also peppered with constellations. How cool is that?