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Post  llama momma on 7/18/2013, 1:23 pm

Today's little haul - the quinalt strawberries didn't make it into the house..
clockwise starting w/beets, parsley, yellow crookneck squash, "bushy" variety of Russian cukes, baby zucchini(I couldn't wait any longer), basil, and swiss chard. Apple mint leaves went straight from the faucet to the freezer.
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Post  bnoles on 7/18/2013, 2:22 pm

ALRIGHT! Nice haul and now I will have to drool as you bring in the goodies while mine is starting to wind down.

I really look forward to seeing yours in the coming days.


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Post  sanderson on 7/18/2013, 3:39 pm

Llama Mama, sweet haul today! Smile
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Post  CapeCoddess on 7/18/2013, 3:42 pm

Ooooo...well done, LM. cheers 

I'm still waiting on my cucs, zucs & beets....I think they're on the slow boat with this crazy weather we've had here.

Enjoy!
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Post  llama momma on 7/18/2013, 4:23 pm

Bob, I've enjoyed so much watching your phenom success.  Hope my results come somewhat close to yours.  I'm in awe of people who do canning.  I have the supplies so I hope to tackle it this year.  You and Rooster put me to shame, I must get on  board and learn this stuff without fearing it.   

Sanderson, Thanks a bunch, I appreciate it.  Love how we all support each other.
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CCod-  yours will be ready and all will be good I hope.  At least its the weather that held you up, for me it was partly weather and partly personal mismanagement  Embarassed  Three years at this stuff and I don't know when I'll ever get to take off my newbie hat!
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Post  Marc Iverson on 7/18/2013, 11:45 pm

I love apple mint, don't you? I could easily eat a fistful everyday. I drink a lot of coffee and put it in my coffee and tea.

Your swiss chard looks like big sweet basil leaves.
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Post  llama momma on 7/19/2013, 5:41 am

Marc
I use apple mint in my ice tea and enjoy it very much,  I have spearmint too. Freeze both and use it year round for tea.  You put it in your Coffee? Mmm, I'll have to try that. 
In the picture, the 2 small leaves of swiss chard is right above the basil.  It's from the Giant Fordhook variety of chard which typically grows huge for me but is currently shaded by squash leaves growing next to it.
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Harvest from this morning

Post  lyndeeloo on 7/19/2013, 7:10 am



Fresh picked this morning....dinner tonight...  
and some cucumbers for my co-workers!
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Post  llama momma on 7/19/2013, 8:09 am

Beautiful!!  I can't say which is my favorite, I enjoy all of those. You picked a real harvest.  I picked what I'll call a fake harvest! rofl
 You are weeks ahead of me, congratulations and enjoy.
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Post  sanderson on 7/19/2013, 10:22 am

Beautiful bounty! Lucky co-workers
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Post  lyndeeloo on 7/19/2013, 10:43 pm

@llama momma wrote:Beautiful!!  I can't say which is my favorite, I enjoy all of those. You picked a real harvest.  I picked what I'll call a fake harvest! rofl
 You are weeks ahead of me, congratulations and enjoy.

happy hi Thank you, but I envy your squash and beets, I'm having no luck at all this year with those veggies.
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Post  herblover on 7/22/2013, 10:05 am

@llama momma wrote:Marc
I use apple mint in my ice tea and enjoy it very much,  I have spearmint too. Freeze both and use it year round for tea.  You put it in your Coffee? Mmm, I'll have to try that. 
In the picture, the 2 small leaves of swiss chard is right above the basil.  It's from the Giant Fordhook variety of chard which typically grows huge for me but is currently shaded by squash leaves growing next to it.

I found my 'Giant Fordhook' shaded by knohlrabi earlier but is taking off now. Note to self; don't shade the chard!
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