Huge variety of fruit in the food forest growing

Pears

There’s many varieties of fruits growing and vegetables in the garden at this time. Pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, grapes, aronia berries, blueberries, and so much more are quickly growing. The blueberries are already turning blue and I have been putting up fencing to keep the birds out. The grapes are getting plump as well, so I’ll also need to put up additional fencing around them to keep birds out.

The vegetable gardens are in full swing. There’s broccoli, cauliflower, peas, potatoes, onions, lettuce, spinach, cilantro, radishes, carrots, beans, squash, and melons all densely growing together. This type of gardening is called polyculture and has many benefits, such as companion planting, pest prevention, and artistic aesthetic.

Blueberries 

Nectarines
Peaches

Peaches

Grapes

Grapes

Grapes

Aronia berries

Corn, winter squash and cucumbers growing on trellis

Thyme

Yarrow and potatoes growing in pots 

Yarrow 

Blackberries

Cauliflower growing 

Cauliflower plants with lettuce & onions

Acorn squash 

Row of radish, squash and beans 

While this garden flourishes, my other gardens are steadily progressing but need much more attention. My other garden has lettuce and other greens, beans, and potatoes growing but I need to work over there a bit more, and then I’ll highlight those gardens with some pictures to come.

Have a great garden week, everyone!