So says the child, who refuses to eat the golden raspberries. I do have to admit that I ate one of the first of our red ones to ripen yesterday, and it was the best tasting raspberry I’ve ever eaten. Way better than any of the golden ones so far. Not sure why, but all […]
The poor raspberry plants, of which we started with 6 red and 3 or 4 golden, have become a terrifying thicket, and several of the plants have collapsed from the weight of the berries. While I was out relieving the plants of their tasty, tasty burden, one of our neighbors stopped by with his two […]
The garden has provided it’s first edibles of the year! Today’s harvest: 1lb 3.3oz golden raspberries (548 grams) 2lbs 9.1oz strawberries (1165 grams) The raspberries and most of the strawberries became 7 jars of jam, and the rest of the strawberries went on top of shortcake and straight into our bellies. Mmmm.
(not unlike watching paint dry, really, but still…) First there was grass. There are no pictures of that. Grass is boring. Then there was no grass: Followed by A Crapton Of Dirt (oh! hey! if you’re in Seattle and you need some dirt delivered? Talk to Don. He was absolutely wonderful, and his prices and […]