September arrived and has so far been calmer and sunnier than August.
Peppers, cucumbers, herbs, eggplants, tomatoes, kale, carrots and radishes are still doing well, but I can feel the end is near, at least for some of the plants.
I expect to harvest most eggplants, cucumbers and tomatoes this month. Peppers will be moved indoors, and all cool-weather crops will stay where they are.
I have done an inventory of my hydroponics equipment, and I should be good to go.
That is the thing with hydroponics. There are usually some level of investment to start, but when you have the equipment you can use it for years.
I also look forward to more sessions with my Click and Grow Smart Garden 9. Some of the kale I am harvesting now was actually started in vermiculite in the Smart Garden and then hardened off and transplanted outdoors.
It worked like a charm.
I have also been making a lot of hot salsa and tomato sauce. And there has been a lot of pickling, preserving and freezing of herbs, kale and other sturdy leafy greens.
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