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Monday, July 9, 2012

Video: Mid Summer Garden Tending - Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers & Melons

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Mid summer heat can take a toll on your garden. The weeds grow like well... weeds. The heat beats down plants and the bugs come out from everywhere. I know it is hot when you get record breaking heat.

I spent about 8 hours in the garden yesterday battling everything to win it back. Vacation is good but 7 days of an untended garden creates a lot of work. I am amazed at how much can change in 7 days. Anyway... I won the battle and reclaimed my garden for the most part.  The  video shows the progression of one vegetable bed.

Here is a video on some tending ideas and how to use transplants to save you a lot of time.