late Tuesday afternoon, well to the west of us, but we still got high winds and some heavy
rain, not enough to put a dent in the drought unfortunately. We lost power for about 14 hours.
Starting with the first harvests of the season, we had quite a few. The first big tomatoes came in. Here is Brandywine, for many the gold standard of heirloom tomatoes. This one did not disappoint. It weighed just over a pound.
that it had full flavor that we both really liked. I'll grow this again.
|Burpee's Early Pick|
(staking, single-stemming). Turns out it's really a determinate. I will grow it that way next year. It has good flavor, a balance of sweet and acidic.
Another is Roma, which most gardeners are familiar with, and is a workhorse for us.
For "first harvest" peppers, we got a sweet, fully-ripe Jimmy Nardello's.
|Left: Early Jalapeno, right: Jalapeno Gigantia|
|Mellow Star shishito|
|Left: Carson, right: Calima|
|Cocozelle di Napoli|
|Juliet, Gardener's Delight, Yellow Pear|
That's enough for this week. Thanks for sticking with it! And a big thank-you to Dave at HappyAcres.blog for continuing to host Harvest Monday.