Yesterday I pulled the few onions we had growing in our garden. Most of the seedlings didn’t make it but a few managed to grow. We ate a couple of them not long ago. They are some strong onions. Tasty, however. These will need to dry a little so they can last long enough to use them all. Too bad rain is in the forecast for the next couple of weeks.
I also picked a bunch of leeks. I made a big batch of potato leek soup. We had a slew of potatoes to use up and all those leeks in the ground. It tasted pretty good last night for dinner with some buttered toast. It tasted even better for lunch today.
The peppers are almost red as well. We have been picking them and eating them but they are so much sweeter when they are fully ripe. Plus the seeds will sprout easier if the peppers are fully ready when they are picked. And they are beautiful.
The popcorn is still growing, trying to ripen before the cold sets in. Problem is, the cold kind of has set in. It’s not winter yet or anything but it has been in the 40’s in the morning. I can’t imagine we will get mature ears out of these plants, but who knows? I’m willing to wait it out.
The blueberries, on the other hand, have long given up the idea of producing fruit. Their leaves are turning. They are redder than the peppers. They too are beautiful.