This season didn't see too much pumpkin action in the garden, with less planted than in the past (although we've never planted A LOT). Mixed with winter squash in a couple of locations, the spread-out pumpkin patch added up to somewhere around 50'x50' (15x15m), about half of the … [Read more...] about This year’s pumpkin haul
Archives for October 2009
Just-rinsed carrots in the soft light of an overcast day: beautiful every time! Some veggies look particularly good without trying... These are freshly pulled Nelson, at a pretty fair size but not yet fully mature, from our fourth planting of the season. Every year so far, I've … [Read more...] about Yes, carrots!
For tomorrow's farmers' market, Lynn, Andie and Jordan harvested more of this year's Jerusalem artichoke. The tubers have gotten noticeably bigger since pulling some just a couple of weeks ago... Chokes are a really simple, satisfying harvest, at least, when you pull up the … [Read more...] about Harvesting Jerusalem artichoke