Don't ignore the Zucchini!
Friday, July 23, 2010 at 08:40AM
Ram G

Given the heat, the plants these days need watering twice a day. That's about 4-5 gallons each container, twice a day. The cucumbers are the first to signs shows of wilting if they are not watered twice a day. Given this regimen, and the heat, I quickly water the plants and get indoors.

This morning, it was cool and I had some time to spend tending to the garden. I took a look at the zucchini plant and was gob smacked by what I saw. I had forgotten to check the zucchini for a while and the zucchini had taken the opportunity to grow crazy.

I finally harvested the zucchini this morning. It measured little over 1 feet and weighed in at 3 lbs! I hope it is not full of seeds as is bound to happen when zucchinis are harvested late or mature a bit.

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