I have been bemoaning my crazy floppy Favas in my daily garden inspection. The ants have been running around on them like crazy, and since they didn't seem to be doing any harm, I just let them have fun. The flowers are coming and going with no pods in sight. When all the sudden I noticed something......
We have little fava bean pods! Geeking out! It's the little things in life that I have to enjoy and get excited about. SO now the wait begins.... daily checking and making sure that pesky bunny doesn't nibble!
|You can click on the photo to zoom if you want. Sorry about the haziness,|
picture was taken through the sliding glass door.
|This was his breakfast this morning. A green strawberry.|
More wandering around the yard showed me something else I have been checking and waiting for.... broccoli! Look close....Now the hard work to make sure no pests notice it's there.
And one of the clusters on the CP. Hmm....Soon my pretties! I am extremely envious of everyone who grows lots of the same plant to freeze and can fruits and veggies for the winter months. Maybe one day we can be productive enough for that. But for now we are enjoying every taste of homegrown goodies.
And can you see the ragged ends of the sorrel? That is not the result of some marauding garden pest on four legs.... that is from the two legged variety. I often find them standing next to the container nibbling on little pieces that they tear off. "Hmm, Sorrel Mommy, tastes like lemon." Mainly the big one, and not to be outdone, the little guy copies him. And Daddy has to have a taste as well. Good thing we are organic!
|Sorrel - after the kiddos discovered it.|
|And something pretty to end the blog today.|