May Showers

Rain is long over due, the ground is parched, and it makes for a good time to catch up here.May 2015 019

The veggie garden has been very productive, we’ve been enjoying fresh chives, their flowers , and the variety of greens.

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Tatsoi is a new Asian Green that we tried, it has such a nice light , sweet cabbage flavor , it’s very tender and can be used as a substitute for spinach. Very easy to grow.

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There hasn’t been any shortage of spinach, the plants in the greenhouse grew very well.

Its all been harvested and most of  it was used in a lovely large Spanakopita. It was my first attempt and we were all very happy with the results.

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We have Scapes, from the Elephant Garlic, the Purple variety is just starting to come up….

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Another new plant that we are attempting to grow is cantaloupe, the seeds are just coming up here along with cucumber, basil( 2 varieties ), summer savoury, a variety of squash, lettuce and beets.

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The Apples are a good size already…

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Today the sun is back and for once I don’t need to water, Yay…

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Everything has grown like mad in  the last month., except the peas, devoured by birds, that is going to be another post…

The 3 beds on the left are all Tomatoes, this year we have 40 plants!!!  I hope its a nice hot Summer …..

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You cant see them , yet, but there are a few Tomatoes in this yard too….

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Today I’m planting  Beans and Dill






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