🌺 Hive Community Garden Journal Challenge - July

in homesteading •  3 days ago  (edited)

What's going on in your (indoor) garden, on your balcony, in your homestead or on your farm this month? Let us take a peek and maybe you'll win one of the prizes.

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Time Flies

End of the month already. I've spent a lot of time away from my laptop this month. That was really refreshing, to be honest.

My garden has been doing great. As usual, I'm harvesting more cucumbers and zucchinis than we can handle. The first red tomatoes have been harvested too. I do not really like store-bought tomatoes, but I love them when I can pick them straight from the plant.

Lots of raspberries and figs to pick too. The melons are doing better than last year, and I'm looking forward to the moment when lemon pear and chayote fruits will start growing.

The only disappointment so far, were the plums. Last year and the year before, our young tree gave us exactly 1 plum. I was so excited to see more than a dozen this year. Unfortunately, they all got stolen by rats... Bummer. But it is what it is. I guess rats like organic food too, lol.



Anyway... It's that time of the month again...

Welcome to the Hive Community Garden Journal Challenge, which encourages you to share your monthly (indoor) garden/balcony updates with your the community and create your own garden journal.



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A Shoutout To Our Previous Contributors.

As always, a little shoutout to the previous participants. We've had different gardeners joining this challenge in every edition. The participants' base follows the seasons in the different parts of the world.

@enjar, @plantstoplanks, @proto26, @fotostef, @abitcoinskeptic, @livinguktaiwan, @viking-ventures, @porters, @artemislives, @erikah, @amberyooper

I'm inviting all of you to post another update in your personal garden journal.

(Extra tags: @gertu, @artemislives, @sayee, @bengy, @shjoy451, @teenagecrypto, @ecoinstant - forgive me for tagging, but I thought you guys might want to join 😊)

Off course, this challenge is open for everyone who is growing vegetables, herbs, flowers, succulents or any other plants, indoors or outdoors.

If you haven’t joined before, feel free to start now. The more the merrier! There are plenty of people who are enjoying to see what's going on in other people's garden, farm or balcony.



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The Challenge

The rules are still the same:


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Please also include a link back to this challenge somewhere in your post.


You can include whatever you want in your post, but please remember that the pictures should be the most important aspect of your post.

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Show us how your plants, herbs, flowers, succulents or vegetables are doing. Share what you’ve been doing in your garden, on your farm or on your balcony. Don't forget to let us know if you are dealing with things like fungus, caterpillars, aphids, and - even more important - hów you’re dealing with those.

In short, tell us the story of your garden.


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🏆 Rewards

As always, all entry posts will receive an upvote from my personal account.

When this post reaches payout, I will select the two entries that I liked most.

I’ll reward the top 2 posts with a 10 Hive prize.

I will also choose 2 random participants who will each receive 2 Hive



Prizes will be given out once I get the winners post up, which will be after this post has reached payout. Make sure you submit your entry before that time.

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Grab That Camera

Are you still reading? What are you waiting for? Grab that camera and go make some awesome pics of your (indoor) garden, your balcony or wherever you are growing your plants, herbs, flowers or crops.

Show off your green thumb, or the lack of it, and create another chapter in your very own garden journal for 2020.

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I'll can't wait to see your updates!



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I've had better months. My Jalapeno is not doing so well.

https://peakd.com/gardenjournal/@enjar/garden-journal-2020-or-july-heat

Sorry to hear, @enjar

I actually have 2 gardens, one at home, and one at the local community garden. So for this month, I have 2 posts for you. 😊
https://peakd.com/gardening/@amberyooper/garden-journal-end-of-july-community-garden-report
https://peakd.com/gardening/@amberyooper/garden-journal-end-of-july-home-garden-report

Thanks, @amberyooper. I'll get to them later today, as I'm on my way out, at the moment.

Great to read about the tomatoes. Store-bought veggies are all sprayed. I hope I come up with a decent post. The rain here is hard but the okra and beans are still surviving lol

Hello @simplymike. I stopped by and saw your new post.
Thanks for tagging my user, I don't know what happens, the mentions don't arrive. The important thing is that I will see that I show you from my garden this time.

Glad you discovered the post! Can't wait

YES!!! I'll be doing this soon! One of my fave challenges on HIVE.

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Nice to hear you are getting a good harvest! Those darn cucumbers just won't quit, though I suppose it is nice to always have a few things you can count on to make you feel successful. Of course I jumped in again as it is always fun to track the progress. Now need to update my post with the link to this one in case anyone else sees it and wants to join. :)

https://peakd.com/hive-120078/@plantstoplanks/tendingmygardenjuly2020-vfboxqaqje

My entry

Thanks dear :)

Got there. My garden isn't spectacular, but we have some results.
https://peakd.com/hive-114308/@viking-ventures/garden-journal-july-2020-homesteading