Thursday, 4 September 2014

baby food

As I mentioned in yesterday's post. I turned all the produce from my garden into baby food. So lil pickle is set for the next few months until she moves onto more textured purées.

Carrots came from my mother in laws garden since mine did not come up this year

top l-r avocado, sweet potato, milled brown rice, banana, milled brown rice cereal, banana, plum
pear, textured kohlrabi, cauliflower, cauliflower
broccoli, green beans, mystery squash(from mil)
kohlrabi, zucchini(from mil) peas

I still have a few beans, peas, cauliflower, broccoli to pick, but i might leave them for eating fresh. I also still have to pick onions, tomatoes, beets, cucumbers and potatoes. However, this is day 4 of rain so i wont be in the garden till things dry up a bit more

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

A few harvest pics

I didn't keep up on my harvest totals too much this year. I had planned on doing it, but my large kitchen scale broke and I haven't replaced it yet. Also i ended up turning most of my produce into puree for lil pickle.My mother who was helping me didn't see the point of weighing everything and then processing it....so i don't have a lot of pics or numbers.

I harvested 8 cauliflower this size, but only managed to snap a pic of one before my mother cut it up

green beans. I processed another bag this size too

a few of the little ones

the only bags of spinach i collected!!

So all in all it doesn't look like much but I did have a good harvest this year. Nothing near my 1000lbs mark a few years ago, but i planted a lot less.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Where did summer go?

Oh my it is September already!! Where they heck did the summer go....lol For the most part summer forgot to show up in Saskatchewan. I hope this means we will have a nice hot fall and a mild winter. I have my doubts about that, but you can always hope right!!

The garden is slowly finishing up. Here are a few pics from August. they didn't turn out as well as i thought, but you get the idea. Although a lot didn't come up in the garden this year I was very happy with my plan this year. We were really able to keep the weed in check and it garden look great!! I will be posting about some harvests tomorrow :)
The front yard. I love mowing the lawn so had to get the garden tractor in the pic too

a little shaddy pic
no weeds this year!! I finally found a plan that works!


oh my i look tall...lol