Japanese Beetles showed up about a week ago.
Yes, I know I need to get better at keeping the weeds down.
|These photos will be more striking as the grapes color up. This is a David Johnson (Milton, Washington) hybrid of V. riparia L50-s by Trebbiano. It is a good "lab rat" for breeding because it is a female and its flowers do not need to be emasculated to prevent self-pollination. Under my conditions, the leaves always look chlorotic and in need of a good dose of nitrogen.|
|Lucie Kuhlmann (Kuhlmann 149-3?)|
|Diplomat Honeydew melon|
|Northern Pickler cucumber|
|Mystery variety. Maybe Rossa Sicilian or Costoluto Genovese|
|You can click on the picture to embiggen. A close-up of the fruit on the mystery variety|