10.26.2010


Yeah, these babies came from our garden.

I finally feel comfortable crosssing #29 Garden, with Ben off the list, now that we have harvested:

-tomatoes
-spinach
-basil
-kale

Yay!

(the cilantro was a fail, the squash is still acting mysterious , and the edamame went from what looked like infancy to pathetic and old and, way past it's prime. Not sure what happened there.)

14 comments:

  1. Hooray for home grown tomatoes! (Have you heard that song by Guy Clark? Cracked me up the first time I heard it.)

    Our cilantro didn't make it, either. Nor did the basil or spinach, which made me really sad. I feel like half our garden got eaten by bugs. At least we got some tomatoes & strawberries, though. Hopefully we'll do better in the spring.

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  2. Tomatoes are the best anyways.

    My cilantro is terribly hit or miss. It needs a lot of direct sun, as far as I can tell. I had a successful crop but it bolted so fast that we didn't even get to use it. My parsley, on the other hand, is a trooper. Survives direct or indirect sun, lack of regular watering, rain, etc. Just wish I used it more often.

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  3. You know what I find so sweet? That your goal was not just "garden" but "garden with Ben"

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  4. Hooray for 'maters. My edamame did the same thing. But the ants seemed very happy to make them home.

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  5. Congrats! They look delicious!

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  6. oh so jealous! if only city apartments had a bit more room for vegetable gardens!

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  7. i am jealous that you've got enough direct sunlight for tomato plants. Our yard is 80% shaded, so I will never be able to grow veggies.

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  8. Give the coriander/cilantro another bash: we tried for a couple of seasons and gave up. Then it started sprouting up in our rose beds like a weed. A very tasty weed.

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  9. You really can't beat fresh tomatoes home grown. Or any veggie/herb.

    I failed miserably with cilantro too. I guess it's one of those tricky ones.

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  10. Cilantro is an asshole.

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  11. cilantro is tricky! however a tip for growing cilantro is to make sure that the elbows on the bottom of the plant, right before the root, make sure those are not underground - keep them up! this should help!

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  12. ditto what modernhaus said. gardening. with ben.
    you guys are the cutest.

    and let's just talk about what a talented photog you are; that's probably the most luminous, gorgeous picture of tomatoes i've ever seen. film?

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  13. @kristy if it is the one that they played on NPR the other day... then YES!

    @bigbang you flatter, no digital!

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