Great Garden Haul Vol. 47 – Dupont

by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 2016 at 10:05 pm 7 Comments


“Tuesday haul – tomatillos, habaneros, bell peppers, marconi peppers, ichiban eggplant, banana peppers, and a lone tomato buried in there somewhere. Grown in pots on my Dupont roof.”

Ed. Note: When your gardens start to get full of tomatoes, cucumbers, whatever you’re growing – send an email to [email protected] with Garden Haul in the title and please include the neighborhood where you grew it. Labor Day is the cut off to send yours in!

  • anon50

    can I ask how these home gardeners keep pests out of their gardens? chicken wire? something else? thanks!

    • JoDa

      I never had any trouble when container gardening on a first-floor patio, except for cabbage worms on my spring greens. I used Sevin dust on my spring greens to eliminate the worms. For summer gardening (tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers), I did nothing. Chicken wire would work for large pests like squirrels and mice. Moth balls might work well for flying pests (they repel more than moths).

  • Anon

    ichi eggplant? Should probably get that checked

  • AE

    That’s amazing! Gorgeous vegetables!

  • JMR

    That is a gorgeous photo! So colorful, and a perfect backdrop!

  • Emmaleigh504

    such beautiful colors!

  • Anon

    Confess: You had Instagram opportunities in mind when you planted these.


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