Sunday, June 13, 2010

Small Harvest

Happy Sunday! It's been such a lovely weekend so far. We've had an early spring so it's not surprising that summer has arrived early as well. It's so hot, it feels like mid July. Rob and I walked the neighborhood this morning, such a lovely walk. I'm going to make an omelet with some veggies from the garden. It's a small harvest but I'm excited nonetheless.

I snipped some herbs, spinach, nasturtium leaves and the first cherry tomatoes. The garden is growing much more slowly than we anticipated. We should have lettuce and beets by now but we don't. We're so shady here that we underestimated the amount of light the beds are getting. We hope to have remedied the problem yesterday by having our yard man come and prune back the canopy to let more light hit the beds. I'd hate to have put the work and funds into the garden and not have it pay off in the kitchen. We shall wait and see.

Until then, I'm going to keep tending and we'll eat what is ready. The spinach is delicious, rich in water with this lovely fresh saline finish and the nasturtium leaves are so spicy and delicious, like nothing I've ever tasted. Going to go crack some eggs now. Have a fantastic day!


  1. Yum! Those look wonderful :D

  2. Yum! Nasturtium flowers are pretty (and tasty) in salads, too.