|Morning sunshine welcomes us to Mom's potting shed. |
A couple cantaloupes rest on the pallet table and harvest boxes wait to be filled by the door.
|First corn of the season.|
|Grams counts out Triple |
Crown blackberry boxes.
|Mary has her boxes full of |
Triple Crown blackberries.
|Grams keeps picking. |
There are quite a few berries.
|Fall raspberries on some of the canes. |
Not all raspberries produce this time of year.
|Some branches bend down with their fruit.|
|A glance at Mom's herb garden. Nasturtiums in the foreground.|
|Summer squash in the foreground, peppers in the left hand rows. Drip irrigation on all the rows. Tall bushy/frilly row is the asparagus as it matures and replenishes the roots for next year.|
|Triple Crowns and raspberries in the boxes this week.|
|Strangely shaped carrots. Hmmm.|
|Yet another one. A six fingered carrot.|
|Red Brandywine on the left, Orange Wellington on the right.|
|Tomatoes as large as Lisa's tomato picking hands. Lovely "tomato dirt" washes off best by smushing a rotten tomato all over your hands.|
|Broccoli and cauliflower.|
|A cart full of various cherry tomatoes. Tomatoes include: yellow pear, Sun Sugar (orange), Mexico Midget (small red), Sweet Million (larger red).|
|We thinks these are Brooks Prunes.|
|Asian Pears. Crunchy and juicy.|
|Many types of tomatoes on the cart.|
|A box filling up: corn, peppers, carrots, onions, broccoli, cantaloupe, lemon cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, Triple Crown blackberries, raspberries.|
|Cart full of summer squash with a few sneaky cantaloupe.|
|Freshly picked basil.|
|Zucchini, Patty Pan, Asian pears and |
Brooks prunes have been added.
|Anna's lunch includes items from the garden: cherry tomatoes, green beans, broccoli, basil.|
|Our first Cosmos of the year.|
|Lovely colors of statice.|
|Pink and peach statice in with the two tone roses. Awwww.|
|Lemon yellow with a reddish center ring.|
|Ivory with a rosey ring.|
|A gladiola up close.|
|Soft pink rose with pale pink statice.|
|Cosmos up close.|
|Dark, velvety red rose.|
|Delicate blue and lavender statice.|
|Deep yellow rose, pale yellow dahlia, purple statice.|
|Additional cactus zinnias.|
|Pink carnations with blue statice.|
|More carnations and statice.|
|A swirly looking rose. Love the color variations.|
|A favorite of ours, large, LARGE dahlias with many colors.|