Monday, November 13, 2006

Fall in the garden

More show and tell...sort of a blogging cop-out, but hey, I've been busy!

It's hard to believe, when the morning frost lies thick and white on the grass and there is ice on the water tanks, that the garden can look like this:

My friend L. has become very enamored of that Tendergreen mustard in the foreground. It's much milder and (as per its name) more tender than India mustard. Two other things that are really incredible right now are the baby bok choy and the Quatre Saisons lettuces. So green and fresh!

Meanwhile, the hoophouse looks like this:

Now you see why I like Principe Borghese sun-drying tomatoes so much! Our food dehydrator has been working overtime. The resulting nuggets of intense tomatoey goodness will be very welcome come January.