Saturday, July 17, 2010

Gardening, mid-summer

My newly-retired father has been putting his considerable gardening skills to work!

The garden June 13:

The garden July 17:

He's also had to put his fence-building skills to work, as the friendly neighborhood deer decided to dine at his all-day buffet.   Buh-bye early crops.   So, he's built a fence around the garden, with doors at each corner, and a-frame wire enclosures (at left in picture) to protect some of his plants in containers.   It's impressive.

It's easier to see the bounty up close:

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