Sweet corn, June 29Sweet corn, June 29

After I pulled our garlic up over Memorial Day weekend, I planted peaches and cream sweet corn in the open space.

The corn has only been in for five weeks, but I’m pretty impressed with its growth. Even though I’m sure I planted it much later than the average corn producer, I think it’s still going to make the cut for being knee high by the Fourth of July. The photo above was taken June 29.

Last week I visited Bradford Farm and was totally impressed by their extensive vegetable plots as well as their research areas. They had the most zucchini I have ever seen in my life. And I got to stand in a corn field! I’ve never lived in a rural area, so this was a new and exciting experience for me. I’m not sure if it was field corn or early sweet corn, but it was taller than me. So cool!

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