Zonal "geraniums" (Pelargoniums) starting to bloom in my garden, underneath a small orange tree. Geraniums bloom for about nine months here, autumn, winter, spring and early summer. Easy color, so I grow a lot of them.
"Right now my beets are just growing in the blue pot on the end. Everything got planted late this yr. due to the move and lack of tilled up land. They have only been in there a short while so no using the roots yet. Haven't had to cover anything…"
"Vicky, are you covering your beets for late crop? Mine will freeze so now is the time to start using them up. I was cutting leaves during the summer. My seed packet on spinach says to pull the whole plant, but that is spring & they are light…"