This is Italian John (Giovanni), plot 82, planting his chicons. He puts in a lot more than I did, and he doesn't bother to set them upright. Also, he puts them in quite a deep trench (about a foot deep).
...the banks all green with celery, the endive rejoicing in a rivulet; the cucumber snaking amidst the grass and swelling to greatness... (Virgil's Georgics IV:120, trans. C. Day Lewis)