Saturday, August 7, 2010
Waiting for food.
The garden gets more lush everyday. Not much to eat yet, but the signs of what's to come are there. Tomatoes are nubs of green, but there are many of them. Cabbage are starting to make heads, carrots look like they might produce after a traumatic transplant, cilantro and celery get bigger everyday. The cucumber plants have the smallest nubs of fruit. The pepper plants are looking good. There are ears on the corn, beautiful purple and blond silks tease at as to what they protect.
We have had some potatoes and some beans and peas. Roasted with garlic and rosemary. The blackberry bushes in the alley are alive and we are picking everyday. There is a reason they call it a growing season. Not everything comes to fruition at the same time. So, I try and wait patiently for Mother Nature to do her thing. I will be happy when I can make a fresh grilled corn, tomato, and pepper salsa. A few more weeks should do the trick.