mushrooms!!!

---, My Harvests
I was amazed to notice today that I had Shitake mushrooms growing on logs I cultured last winter. Wow!! My husband and I drilled lots of little holes and hammered in a lot of mushroom cultures that I bought. Five or six types, each on the type of wood they…
 
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yesterday’s harvest

---, My Harvests
Spinach! It was really sweet as a salad last night. I planted this last September. Some of it over-wintered in my double layer (row cover and plastic) winter tunnel, and some was only under row cover all winter. It’s a hardy plant!
 
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Brussels sprouts

My Harvests
I ended up with a nice pile of brussels sprouts. Just over a pound, 5 cups. They taste really really delicious raw! Mild. Like sweet tender broccoli. I think the many nights of hard freezes sweetened them up perfectly. Now I need to find a recipe for roasting them. Since…
 
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cold weather makes super sweet carrots!

My Harvests, Root Vegetables
Baby carrots! I harvested them last week and I’m amazed how delicious they are. Really really sweet and very crisp. I wonder if the frosts and cold weather improve their flavor. …. Internet search …. Yes, it does! I didn’t know that. “In order to defend itself against the cold,…
 
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yesterday’s harvest

My Harvests
My tomatoes are in!! I thought this photo was worth playing with and making it into a piece of art. I love all these vegetables. The big tomato is a new variety I’m trying this year – Dr Lyle. I like it. I also pick a huge orange tomato yesterday,…
 
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