Back (N end) of Bed 2--25 July 2011

Back of Bed 2 -- 25 July 2011

The rest of Bed 2.  There are 3 tomato plants, and the rest are strawberries, planted by Michael, my husband.  Thank you, Michael! Notice the mulching with rice straw. Extremely effective! Keeps moisture in the soil, keeps the strawberries from rotting, helps keep critters (like baby slugs) out of the berries, and, eventually, composts into the soil to enrich it. The strawberries are delicious! The secret to keeping them away from birds and critters: Harvest continuously!