Garden Report for 150914
Cool start (62F), warm and windy end (92F), cool forecast (62F). Lows in the low 40’s.
A rogue zucchini turned up in the jungle, right after I put three of its siblings in the dehydrator. Another handful of lemon cukes, and not a lot of not very big tomatoes, and that was it.
Meanwhile, there’s one each pie pumpkin, spaghetti squash, and hanging bush buttercup getting ready for next week or so. Three summer squash that haven’t progressed beyond fat finger size. Ditto for three Italian zucchini on the deck.
Trimmed a bunch of leaves off the non-flowering amaranth and stir fried them with garlic. Not bad, in a collard greens sort of way. As with the other greens, these cooked down to a tenth their volume. Another few weeks and some of them will be producing seeds.
Here’s the latest scoreboard, such as it is.
|Week Ending 9/14||Vegetable||Count||Weight oz||Unit Weight oz||Total||Total Weight lb|
Grand Total: 72.1lb
This time last year we had 74lbs of produce, and in 2013, as near as I can figure out, we only had about 38lbs, due mostly to the lack of pumpkins.