by A.J. Coltrane
Previous post here.
21 pounds of produce today, a new single-day record. That brings us up over 180 pounds for the season, including 65 pounds of cucumbers and 70 pounds of tomatoes.
The wind was picking up as I was taking this picture and preparing to bring everything inside. It’s now raining really hard. It looks like I got outside (and back in the house) just in time today.
The Roma tomatoes seem to have hit their “timer”. Here’s a picture “before” the big pile above:
I picked the ripe fruit and pulled a bunch of dead and dying vines and leaves:
The Lemon cucumber got cut down after this pic:
The regular (Marketmore) cucumbers may not be far behind:
The brussels sprouts are ready. Finally:
The Brandywines. One handle of the kitchen shears is below them for reference:
The first of three pictures of peppers – Gourmet:
King of the North:
The original basil is still hanging in there:
The younger basil looks.. better:
Last pic. The Romaine starts. Only one of the eight holes that I seeded really “took”. Yesterday I added more seed to the rest of the holes: