Harvest, Week of August 3

Green, yellow and purple beans

Pea pods

Last of the lettuce

Wild arugula

A little Tuscan kale

Red and golden onions

Purple scallions

2 Cherry tomatoes ‘Vilma’ – this is a surprise as this variety said ’95 days to harvest’ on the seed packet. It is the first to ripen. The dwarf plants are adorable and robust.

Herbs: oregano, thyme, basil, chives, parsley

Shiso (Perilla, Japanese Basil)

Unusual greens: Amaranth leaves, Orach leaves

Blueberries

Alpine Strawberries

Last of the red raspberries

Rhubarb

Carrots

Loads of cut flowers: sweet peas, tickseed, angle’s fishing rod, lilies and bells of ireland.

Next week there will be beets, summer squash, cucumbers (yay!) and mouse melons. And maybe a few more little tomatoes from the greenhouse. Bring the Veganaise, it’s sandwich time!

About Mulysa

I love my work as a landscape designer and artist. When I'm not planning homesteads or working in the studio, you'll find me hiking, photographing, gardening, baking, cooking vegetarian meals with friends, reading and working on sustainability issues...with my baby on my hip in Portland, Oregon.
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