I don't think I planted the rutabaga and beets deep enough because they're getting rather leggy. I'm going to try to hill some extra soil around them to see if it will help since I'm thinking they won't bulb up as leggy as they are.
The cucumbers have begun climbing which is nice, and the beans in the side yard are starting to show little beans. The zipper peas/cream crowder peas are flowering more and more each day which is just exciting. The pods are sticking out to the side like alien arms. I don't know why I thought they'd hang like beans or peas, but they're not.
I think I may have mentioned this issue with the sweet potatoes a long, long time ago. There's one plant that seems to have been mottled from the start. Ignore the holes in most of the leaves and notice the leaf in the center. All of the leaves on that one vine are mottled with lighter green skin and darker purple veins. Earlier in the season, I thought it was a disease, but it's never transferred to other plants, so I left the vine alone. Here's another leaf also in the center:
It looks also as if all of the new growth from that one vine is also of that same coloration. Anyone experience this before?
The morning comes early. Sweet gardening dreams.