What a strange year it’s been in the pacific northwest! A late-start summer that never fully matured, cool weather, early rains and bursts of heat made for a confusing fall and a totally befuddled garden! Since my last update I’ve torn out most of the flowers, harvested most of the veggies, and planted an entirely new crop of greens. Here’s a few of the final snaps, before we button down for the winter:
The tomatoes have been totally bewildered, but they finally started to trickle in around early fall. Waits eats them right off the vine as soon as they’re ready, so they rarely make their way to the kitchen. A wonderful trade as far as I’m concerned!
Last week I gathered the first real crop of cherry tomatoes – a whole basketfull! – and brought them inside for a special treat. Tomatoes in late October? Well twist my arm! What a perfect, simple supper: