Friday, October 26, 2007

Another plentiful harvest

Our final garden harvest of the year yielded 1 tomato, a solitary green bean!, 2 potatoes and 20 green peppers! We picked about 100 red and green peppers over the season--amazing production from four $1 plants! We have huge bags of chopped peppers in our freezer and hope to not have to buy any before next summer.

A friend whose family has an orchard blessed us with dozens of apples this week, which I'm storing in this cool wooden crate.

8 comments:

Mary Ann said...

You have been truly blessed!

thehomespunheart said...

Neat! Love that apple crate! :)

mer said...

I'm thinking I'm going to buy some pepper plants next year after reading your post.

A friend of mine blessed me with some apples last week too...they were delicious, and my freezer is full of chopped/sliced apples that I can use for muffins/desserts later on.

Enjoy your abundance (except for the green bean and tomato!) smile.

WorksForMom said...

Oh that is so cool! Get ready for all things apple!

MyHeartIsAlwaysHome said...

What a fun crate!

A, B & C said...

I love the apple crate AND that you have your own garden as well. That's a "one day" for me, when I finally live in my house again. But I love living vicariously through others!

Carrie said...

Oh I love how that goes! We have friends who own a farm and they blessed us with so much produce this summer....and it spilled into our freezer for the winter! SO nice!

Leah in Iowa said...

While I was gone this weekend, my parents and I went to a garage sale. My mom bought a big apple cider press. The apples go in a huge pot with a strainer (sieve) inside, and a little straw-like tube up the edge for the cider to bubble up in and out. Very old fashioned, but she and her sister wanted to try it. More power to 'em! =)