going to seed
“More fresh veggies than you can eat” is a good problem to have. Better than the opposite, that’s for sure. Despite our valiant efforts to eat a basketful of greens every day, they’re bolting.
crimson soup for lunch
Fresh from the garden: a nice fat beet with glossy, full leaves. Coming up: Crimson Soup for lunch. Mm-mmm.
The garden is still chock full of winter veg, but I found spaces to squeeze in some tomato seedlings. More will be planted as we finish off the abundant goodness that’s currently filling the raised beds.
I’ve come home to a very happy healthy veggie garden.
The veggie garden’s looking lush and happy, particularly the brassicas, which usually get seriously attacked by aphids and cabbage moths. It’s early days yet, but I’ve got fingers crossed that we get to eat homegrown broccoli and cabbage this year.
Eating from the garden is such a pleasure.
Chard is just a variety of beets that doesn’t have an edible root. Learn something new every day.
Ah, so good to be picking dinner from the garden again. Travelling is nice, but so is coming home.
last minute plantings
Yesterday I popped some seedlings into the remaining gaps in the veggie beds, with hopes of October meals. This morning, the mizuna has been entirely eaten by slaters. That’s a problem to solve on our return. Today we fly!