I'm happy to report that bagging the plants (thereby creating each plant its own miniature greenhouse) was 90% successful! Unfortunately, I lost the snap peas which is a real shame because I love those vegetables. It may have just gotten too hot, no way to be certain what happened. Anyway, when I opened the bag they had turned a hideous yellow and the soil smelled horrid. The red romaine was a little wilty but it's still alive and kicking. The plants that weren't bagged (because they were too big) obviously dried out and were a bit droopy but as soon as I watered them, they perked right back up.
So hear this people! If you're going on vacation and you don't want your plants to die, bag 'em!
As I was not in the best shape Monday I didn't do anything.
Yesterday was a different story. First, I returned all plants I was babysitting back to their rightful home thus freeing up a tremendous amount of space in the garden. I then had to clean the balcony which was a disaster. After the balcony was beautified, I planted red and yellow peppers in the same container as yellow mini tomatoes.
Obviously they haven't sprouted yet because I just planted them but hopefully soon!
I also planted some jalapeños.
I can't wait until those grow!
Talk about anticipation. I've never seen butter lettuce in the store here and I love butter lettuce. I threw a ton of seeds in there so some are bound to grow.
I know this isn't a very exciting post but hopefully I'll have sprout news for you soon. Happy gardening!