Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Nature, or at least this garden, waits for no one



The heat index yesterday at picking time was 108 degrees, so I didn't venture forth. This morning, though, it was a much more comfortable 85 so I took the Mother of All Colanders out with me and did a bit of a harvest.

This is the haul (all seeds from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds):
Beans: Kentucky Wonder, bush and pole; Romano (bush)
Zucchini: Costata Romanesco
Yellow squash: Crookneck
Eggplant: Diamond
Cucumbers: Parisian Pickling and Snow's Fancy Pickling
Broccoli: Calabrese Green Sprouting
Beets: Detroit Red
not pictured, though destined for dinner tonight is a load of rapini.

Today, we will (really) finish the coop by putting the door on and hanging the roosts. Considering how hot it was in the potting shed last night, the girls will be thankful. Now, convincing them that the shed is no longer home ought to be interesting, though. I will let you know how it goes.

1 comment:

Carol said...

That's a nice colander full of good looking vegetables. I just found your blog, quite interesting. I'll be back!