My garden is tucked into 2 greenhouses, various raised boxes, and other beds here and there in our backyard landscaping. It has grown larger every year, as our desire and appreciation for fresh food has grown. Here's a look at some of what's growing right now.
Nine tomato plants, basil, and new this year, long beans on the trellis.
The Chinese long beans. Thanks, Bo Herman!
Leeks, Italian green beans, and golden potatoes. Flowers will go into the block wall soon.
Yellow summer squash and variety of sweet peppers.
Tomatoes and leeks along this wall.
Kohlrabi, kale, and beets, with some dill wherever it wants to be...
Early Blue Ribbon tomato.
Yellow Crookneck squash.
Melon vines will have the run of this end of the greenhouse (and the shelves) soon.
Anita has a long background rooted in traditional handwork, and quiltmaking, which she still enjoys.
But more often, these days, you'll find her digitizing patterns for the Statler Stitcher and other computerized longarm quilting machines. Her summer days are spent in the garden and she loves finding new ways to prepare good veggie-based meals.