Nov 1, 2011
With winter coming on we will still do what growing we can. We still have a few carrots in the ground and the Swiss Chard after being divided is coming on strong. The rhubarb has done well all the year and needs to be divided (again).
A few weeks ago we put in more carrots, lettuce, mustard, kale, parsnips, lots of salad items for winter.
The potatoes we pulled this year have been WONDERFUL waxy reds with a buttery yellow interior that fry up super and hold their shape without falling apart or getting mushy. Russet Bakers, and a white fingerling all delicious. More are planned for 2012.
We still have the sweetest zucchini plant producing that I have ever tasted. It is climbing up the garden bed hoops to get it out of the be and off the walk paths and as of today, Nov 1 is still covered in baby sized zucchinis.
The Pablano peppers are finally turning red and will be harvested soon for drying and canning. I can them with carrots in a bread and butter pickle brine that makes them a wonderful addition to a summer BBQ table.