Last week I was out of town and didn’t remember my camera cord, so… no downloaded photos and no SSFC post from me.
I was, however, eating local while in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
The cucumbers are growing like gangbusters in my dad’s garden.
I made refrigerator pickles and stocked the house refrigerator in Minnesota as well as the lake refrigerator in Wisconsin. I also managed to fit as many cucumbers as I could into my luggage to bring back to Texas with me.
The zucchini is also growing well. I can almost say that I was green with envy, but really I was just happy to eat such wonderful things out of the garden. As I stood next to the zucchini plants I marveled at their height, with leaves standing 3+ feet off the ground.
We had grilled zucchini (forgot to take a photo) and sauteed zucchini and summer squash throughout the week and I made up some zucchini pickles for the refrigerator also.
Since I had Z E R O luck (again) with growing zucchini in the garden this spring, I have asked if my neighbor If I can plant some in his garden this fall. I will plant it, he will tend it, I will eat it (he doesn’t like it, but his wife does). Since he does so well with my pepper plants, I think I might be onto something here! I will grow zucchini. I will grow zucchini. He will grow my zucchini!
What is growing in abundance for you right now?