How Does My Square Foot Garden Grow? Check Out My Veggies!


Yeah!! We finally got to pick vegetables. We were all so very HAPPY!!! It’s been a slow but rewarding run but our cucumbers, radishes, and strings beans were ready to be pulled this weekend.


Everyone grabbed a bowl and headed outside. My mother and grandmother were over for lunch – so they took part in the fun as well.


La La lovely!



Look at those cucumbers! They are ridiculous!! We are going to cut them up today and make a tomato and cucumber salad. My grandmother took home a bunch of herbs too (basil, rosemary and oregano).




It feels good. Honestly, I’ve never done anything like this before. I’m just a city girl who didn’t grow up with grass in her backyard. So, this is a BIG deal for me. I feel so… accomplished. LOL. Can’t wait to pick up some seeds for the Fall. I need to do some research.

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  1. I love it! And I know exactly how you feel. How rewarding for all of you. I’ll stay with my little container garden until I have a yard. lol

  2. Good deal! Hey keep on a picking those string beans they will keep producing- so will those cukes!
    Next year you will do even better- and all this winter you can do like all of us gardeners do- dream of our next planting 🙂

  3. Wow! Those are gigantic. Good work! I can’t wait to see what comes out of your garden next. 🙂

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