this is tuscan black kale, full of calcium and minerals andvitamins. more tomatoes, have some culinary herbshere. thyme, oregano, tarragon, more thyme. some basil, cucumbers, these are
culinary herbs, pickling cucumbers which havenâ€™t startedto fruit yet; lâ€™ll make natural pickles from. some crisp headlettuce dahlias; ornamental; grow very well here.
some more kale, broccoli, which is pretty much finished with; itâ€™s finishedmaking its main heads but now producing side shoots which are quitegood. this is a golden zucchini, just beginning to do its thing. i think the first ones areprobably just about ready to harvest here; so i think maybe tomorrow i'll pick the first one. this is chervil, an herb used by the french; has a slight
licoricey taste. it has gone to seed now so i'm gonna pull that up. scallions, fennel; the bulbs on this, i like to slice and braise in olive oil, some white wine, garlic. italian parsley, flat leaf parsley, purple cabbages. some onions, swiss chard down at the end, which i've been neglecting but i'm gonna starteating.
this is, these are summer gladiolas, chives, more lettuce. cilantro thatâ€™s going to seed, some morebroccoli. these are edamame green soybeans. they don't do terrifically well in thisclimate and we're still looking for the rightvariety. most parts of the country they are very easy to grow and you know, you pick the podsand
just steam them or boil them in with some salted water.
i like putting some chili in with itand eat them hot or cold. good fiber; good source of phytoestrogens. these are potatoes which do extremely well up here. iâ€™m not a big potato eater but they're very good, just steamed or boiled