Roots and beans were the theme this month. And, of course, tomatoes. Always tomatoes.
|Cherokee Purple and Abraham Lincoln.|
|Weekly canning necessitated. Garden Box 3 kept us busy in August!|
|Five to six quarts a week, now stashed for winter in the cupbord under the stairs.|
Butter beans were a welcome addition to our favorite soup recipe. Our bean crop is thriving thanks to the resident Guardian of Garden Box 1, appearing by day in the form of a six-inch mantis...
|Shelling beans on a summer evening. Doing my ancestors proud.|
September's star crop will almost certainly be jalapeño peppers. Tell me your favorite hot pepper recipes and I'll give them a go. Faves to be posted with photos and due credit!