Just a couple of quick pics of the pizza oven in the garden from Rick.
This is a Red Kuri or Potimarron squash. I grew it specifically to tryÂ the recipe for Beatrix’s Red Kuri Soup from Dorie Greenspan’s book “Around my French Table.”Â Okay, so I admit I am patient er crazyÂ er committed enough to do suchÂ a thing- really anyone who knows meÂ has already accepted er learned to live withÂ that fact. :)Â I found the seeds at Cherry Gal Heirloom SeedsÂ and ordered a packet. I planted and watered and tended and waited. I ignored the fact that I also had planted a Patty Pan and it and the Potimarron cross pollinated toÂ an interesting combination and I only got one mature and one immature “true” Potimarron squash…
Look what’s growing in our garden! This year we planted some artichokes just to see how they would grow for us. We are big eaters of the “thorny thistle of bliss” as I like to think of it. We usually have them at least once per week.Â Unless they areÂ $4.00 a piece that is. Â There is no way that the space of our smallish garden will keep us supplied but the thought of eating a home grown artichokeÂ was just too tempting – so we planted two and one survived which we will share once it is ready to harvest. The ants have eaten the other- hope they enjoyed it. 🙂 To…