Just went out to the garden – temps in the low 80s this week, what a relief! – and did a whole bunch of weeding in the tomatoes. As I was crawling around on my hands and knees, guess what I found?

The beans are ready for harvest!

Three pounds of green beans, one of pickling cukes, our third egg!, my first red pepper (SofĂ­a contributed the two little green ones and got told in no uncertain terms that babies do not pick baby peppers) and my first two cherry tomatoes. The deer seem to have stopped eating my tomatoes down to the ground and they are trying hard to come back, yippee!

I wish I had a pressure canner so that I could preserve the beans just as they are; but I will probably have to pickle them instead. Or maybe somehow I can manage to find an extra inch or two of room in my freezer for them (yeah, right).

Anyone have an old chest freezer I can “borrow”?

This harvest brings the garden produce total to $305, hooray!

2 Responses to “Harvest”

  1. Erin Says:

    Come over and pick up this old canner my MIL gave me. Like I said it might need a new gauge, I don’t know much about pressure canners. I’ll be here all day (not evenings), today and tomm:)

  2. diana Says:

    What, really?!? SWEET!

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