I've been very busy lately trying to keep up with house chores while keeping up with what the garden has been producing. Here are pictures of the harvests from the past few weeks. There's only the one garden picture from yesterday. I've been doing a little cleaning out here and there in preparation for the big Fall clean-up. I'll share more garden pictures next week.
along with basil & a few dropped apples
September 8th- More squash, tomatoes, beans & peas
September 11th- Parsnips & carrots, squash, beans, tomatoes and peppers
September 11th- The peppers on the left are an heirloom variety sweet pepper
called Chervena Chushka and the peppers at the top are Paprika peppers
September 13th- A large harvest today including 20 pounds of apples
September 13th- We also cut a lot of kale, beans & tomatoes
September 13th- A few pears as well
September 16th- More green beans
September 17th- I picked 8 more Paprika peppers
September 17th- I finally cut some of the smaller sunflowers to enjoy indoors
September 17th- Poblano (or Ancho) Chile peppers & Jalapeno peppers for jam making
and a little more kale
September 19th- The squash have slowed down quite a bit (thankfully),
more beans, peppers, tomatoes and a few more carrots
September 20th- A big harvest today. 24 lbs of apples, spaghetti squash, tomatoes, pears......
September 20th- acorn squash, green beans, paprika peppers, zucchini
I pulled out 2 zucchini plants and saved all the little baby zucchini for pickling
I'll share more pictures of the food preservation I've been working on. This week I'm working on apples.....about 44 pounds and there's more on the tree!