The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Pedley's Ponderings

Green thumb, black fingernails

 

August 12, 2021

NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS

The editor's tomato plants have yielded only a modest crop so far this summer.

I'm no gardener. The only thing I'm good at growing is weeds, and I don't even try to do that.

Nonetheless, our yard does feature a garden. It's under Kaity's charge, but she's taken a rather laissez-faire attitude about it this year. I think she gave up on it after the green beans died before they even got going.

This year's patch features broccoli, peppers, strawberries and tomatoes. The berries turned out horribly, only producing tiny morsels that seemed to have more seeds than fruit. The broccoli has been assaulted by bugs, while the peppers have produced rather well. That's not really...



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