I just picked, washed, and ate 14 strawberries.
The turnips are in the freezer, cubed-and-blanched and cooked-and-mashed.
First round of collards are in the freezer (with the earlier chard, spinach, and kale).
Second round of spinach coming on.
A gallon-and-a-half of blueberries in the freezer.
It was inevitable. A young moose broke in and tromped through the beets, carrots, and green onions. A tall moose munched the tops of several pea plants. It could have been much worse. I’m looking into solar-powered electric fences, and Mike found something interesting touted by the gardening guru in the Anchorage Daily News. I think we’ll upgrade to a real fence next year.
Our poor tomatoes. They think they can; they think they can.
Yesterday, two visiting farmers from the Midwest looked at our green beans and said, “They need magnesium.” Hmm…where can I get magnesium?
I wonder what the broccoli needs. They’re putting out some heads now, so all is not lost.
A couple of snap peas are about ready. The other peas are a beautiful mess of purple, pink, and white flowers just now.
No shortage of salad greens (and reds).