We've moved from Baltimore, Maryland USA to Venice, Italy in pursuit of living our dream!


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

New Secret Garden update

Our secret garden had a milestone event today- I finished ripping out the thousands of brambles and all the remaining weeds! Finally, all the beds are cleared.  I have 2 gi-normous piles of crap still to bag up and haul out to the trash pile, but that's work I can live with.  Our "orto" has been planted. Now we'll spend the remainder of summer evenings watering and watching the crops grow.




 The zucchini bed. Lots of  tiny flowers already forming. 


 The pepper bed, with lovely little peppers. Eggplants, tomatoes and corn are all growing nicely. 


Next year I see more roses, and an iris bed or two. 

5 comments:

ytaba36 said...

Well done, Ms Green Thumb.

Rob C said...

Yay! I bet both of you are relieved.

Looking good.

karen said...

Grazie, Rob! Yesterday I purchased 3 new rose bushes - red, yellow and white - and also 3 interesting day lillies -purple, red and a yellow and brown- from the nursery at Serra al Giardini, that restored conservatory right by Giardini. do you know it? Normally I go to e mainland for plants, but this is so much more convenient.

We'rr xcited abput being able to harvest some vegetables in July/August!

karen said...

Grazie, Yvonne! We're having a whole new set of Venetian experiences. Can't wait to grill my own melanzane!!!!

karen said...

Grazie, Yvonne! We're having a whole new set of Venetian experiences. Can't wait to grill my own melanzane!!!!