Urban Garden Update – Sept 18, 2009

Posted on Sep 18 2009 - 5:30am by Mike Lieberman

Photos from the week:
Backyard vegetable garden in Brooklyn. September 14, 2009.Cinder block garden. Septebmer 14, 2009.Red malabar spinach plant. September 14, 2009.Fire escape vegetable garden. September 15, 2009.Fire escape vegetable garden. September 15, 2009.Fire escape vegetable garden. September 15, 2009.

It’s been a while since I gave an overview on both of the urban gardens, so thought now was a good time.

I’ll start with my backyard vegetable garden in Brooklyn.

  • Changed the layout due to my Grandmother’s excessive sprinkler use.
  • Harvested my first cucumbers. Got two of them.
  • Planted some kales and more arugula.
  • Sweet pepper plant is starting to fruit more.

On my fire escape vegetable garden:

  • The cherry tomato plant continues to grow, but still producing. Harvested about a half dozen more cherry tomatoes.
  • Lettuces under the cherry tomato plant are slowly growing.
  • Harvested some of the kales and swiss chard.
  • Lettuces in the kale and chard bucket didn’t make it and got drowned out.
  • Harvested two chili peppers.
  • Looks like some more sweet peppers are starting to bloom.

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