Sunflowers still great after mulching; a few have yellowed leaf-tips. Some still need to be thinned. Red opal basil, sacred basil seem larger. Shiso grown larger, leaves starting to have serrated edges. Whole area need weeding.
Watercress somewhat larger. Some leaves have holes in them. Perhaps should have been planted closer to water, for example by the stream that runs behind the observatory. Shiso seedlings continue to grow.
Now all cilantro plants have flowered. No signs yet of dill planted last Friday. All herbs along nasturtium in poor condition, although many red opal seedlings have come out since Friday’s planting.
Dill plants keep growing. Dill seedlings unimpeded on their gradual ascent. Fennel, parsley as well. Marble arch salvia continue to grow. No signs of thyme yet. Scallions getting larger. Thai dragon chilies still growing new leaves – at this point all are about the size of a pinky nail. King Arthur leaves falling off, yellowing, but tops of plants look healthy.
Copra, Spanish yellow onions appear more yellow than yesterday. Perhaps still adjusting. Red gold potatoes still doing well. No potato bugs yet. Fingers crossed.
Tomatoes have grown, leaves are greener. Zucchini seedlings continue to proliferate despite holes in leaves. Summer squash increasesin complexity. Classic eggplant is growing new leaves from center.
Brussels sprouts seem larger, thicker stems. Chinese cabbage has really expanded, now about 10″ across. Cucumbers show new leaf growth.
Tomatillos, brandywine tomatoes quite well. Brandywines still appear to be settling in. Leaves greener but no growth yet. Beets are even larger. Thnning needed? Daikons prolific. No signs of Kyoto red carrots yet. Lettuce just a smidgen larger.
Corn about a food and a half high. Weeding needed between rows.