|Stortino di Trento beans|
|Rattlesnake and Purple pole beans|
|Purple and Rattlesnake beans|
Something is finding the Purple beans to be very tasty. I was blaming the sowbugs but now I'm suspecting the birds, I think they're attracted to the color thinking that it may be fruit. It's really making me PO'd, they're ruining a lot of the beans.
These are the cucumbers that went to a friend. That batch of Mareko Fanas are set aside to be fried up on their own, I'm curious to see if the recent heat wave has made them spicier than the ones I harvested earlier.
|Tasty Treat cucumbers, Mareko Fana peppers, Rattlesnake beans|
|Camp Joy cherry tomatoes, Tasty Treat and Green Fingers cucumbers|
|Tasty Treat and Green Fingers cucumbers, Tromba D'Albenga squash|
|Padron peppers and another look at the Batavia broccoli|
|Padron (left) and Mareko Fana peppers|
|Odessa Market peppers|
I hate green bell peppers, but the Odessa Markets don't have that nasty "green" flavor of green bells. I've found that most non-bell type peppers are good when green. I'm not sure what it is about green bell peppers that makes them so disagreeable, when I eat them I taste them for hours afterwards - they're nasty "repeaters". Ripe bells don't do that to me.
The tomato harvests are picking up. There's lots of cherry tomatoes ripening and a couple of the first larger tomato varieties were ready to harvest.
|Jaune Flamme, Spike, Camp Joy, Sweet Gold tomatoes and Mareko Fanas|
|Sweet Gold cherry tomatoes|
|Caspian Pink, Pantano, Jaune Flamme, and Spike tomatoes on top of the Sweet Golds|
|Sicilian (top) and Bonica eggplants|
|Thai Tender amaranth|
I got a nice harvest of Speedy arugula to use in salads.
|Aurelia basil and some volunteer parsley|
Thai Tender amaranth - 14 oz.
Speedy arugula - 14 oz.
Purple pole beans - 2 lb., 1.9 oz.
Rattlesnake beans - 2 lb., 5.6 oz.
Strotino di Trento beans - 3 lb., 3.9 oz.
Batavia broccoli - 1 lb., 11.8 oz.
Green Fingers cucumbers - 2 lb., 7.5 oz.
Tasty Treat cucumbers - 3 lb., 9.7 oz.
Bonica eggplant - 15.4 oz.
Sicilian eggplant - 15.1 oz.
Superstar onion - 1 lb., 14.2 oz. (one onion!)
Mareko Fana peppers - 5.3 oz.
Odessa Market peppers - 9.8 oz.
Padron peppers - 13.4 oz.
Camp Joy cherry tomatoes - 9.1 oz.
Caspian Pink tomato - 9.1 oz.
Jaune Flamme tomatoes - 1 lb., 14.5 oz.
Pantano tomato - 4.8 oz.
Spike tomatoes - 10.4 oz.
Sweet Gold cherry tomatoes - 3 lb., 7.7 oz.
Tromba D'Albenga squash - 1 lb., 9.8 oz.
Total harvests for the week: 31 lb., 13.1 oz. (14.4 kg.)
2015 YTD: 486 lb., 9.1 oz. (220.7 kg.)
Harvest Monday is hosted by Daphne on her blog Daphne's Dandelions, head on over there to be inspired by what other garden bloggers have been harvesting lately.