Fennel foliage is a very dark grey green colour, and yet next to nothing is happening with the fennel bulb down below. Maybe its one of those vegetables which aims to improve the grower's patience. We seem to select lots of those types of veggies ;)
The 6 cucumber vines needed a little bit of encouragement but are now winding their way skywards up their trellis. All have teeny cukes tipped with small yellow flowers.
This guy grew from 5 to 15 cm in just 48 hours. I'm not lying! Is this common? Crazy, right?
Climbing. Climbing. Climbing.