June is almost at an end. It’s been cold and rainy – today it’s once again 15 degrees Celsius and pouring – but the garden is soldiering on. Here are a few highlights.
First cucumber flower (June 23):
First poblano pepper flower (June 23) (I know, it’s blurry. Even this imperfect shot took FOREVER to get):
First chocolate mint harvest (June 24)…
…which went into the iced coffee you see here, part of a satisfyingly gardeny lunch. The salad contains all sorts of garden clippings, as well as a saute of fresh-picked zucchini and zuke blossoms. The coffee was THE BEST ICED COFFEE EVER.
First strawberry (June 25) (I ate it a couple of days later, when it was much redder but still not quite ripe enough):
First green beans (June 25):
First carrot (June 27) (!!!!). Don’t be fooled; this carrot is TINY, but it is a harbinger of big things to come, I’m sure: