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The New Fence

This Week's Earthbox Garden Pictures

Wow, it's really nice out today - sunshiny, slightly breezy, clear blue skies; it's a beautiful Sunday afternoon! I haven't had a chance to check out the garden at all this past week, so I headed out to see how things are going.

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The Earthboxes are still displaced due to continued fence building, but many of the plants looked really good!

The tomatoes really took off:

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... and there's even some blossoms on one of the plants:

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One of the bell peppers seems to be doing better than the other, and has dozens of little buds on it as well:

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Same with the cucumbers: one plant is going strong while the other is struggling:

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Both zucchini plants are doing great! They just get bigger and bigger, although I haven't seen any blossoms on them yet:

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And finally we have the crookneck squash and the Japanese eggplant:

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The squash, like the zucchini, is doing great, but the little eggplant seems to have stalled. The one pretty purple blossom on it last weekend has dried up. I don't know if that means it's dead or if it's growing a little eggplant in there. I guess we'll just have to wait and see, but it really doesn't look good:

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There is another blossom starting up nearby, so I still have some hope.

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