Wednesday, September 10, 2008

today's harvest

I had the afternoon off today, so spent some time outside doing yardwork.  More on that in the next post.  But one thing I did was harvest all of the ripe veggies from the back garden.  You'll notice a couple clusters of grapes - delicious, and there's a lot more still on the vine.  I'm particularly fond of the bright red cayenne peppers.

Some of the grapes still on the vine.

Update on fall garden in front yard.  We had some warm days this past week, and the new plants loved it.  They seemed to get bigger each night.  The arugula is definitely ready to harvest, and it's probably time to thin out the kale, swiss chard, and broccoli.  I'll let the carrots and onions go a while longer before thinning.

The pear tree out back is heavy with fruit, but it's not quite ripe yet.  I'm not sure what to expect in terms of insect damage, but hopefully it will be minimal and we'll have tons of pears to eat and dehydrate.

1 comment:

Hilary said...

Quite impressive! A doctor and a gardener...WOW!