These first three pictures were the scene from last week.
The figs are coming in and coming in fast. I’m picking 15-50 a day, and even when I’ve picked them all and think to myself “it will be a few days before any more are ripe”, there are always more the next day.
Those green beans in the bin are now frozen! Thank goodness. Because this past Tuesday night, we picked a ton more.
These were most of of the tomatoes from last week.
See that huge red one right in the front that kind of looks like Mickey Mouse? That’s a Mortgage Lifter – they are insanely big. And tasty!
I went out to pick some figs, thinking I would just have a handful, and ended up having to use two bowls to get them all. Jam is happening!
And then, I decided to pick some green beans. Nick had picked two of our rows the week before so I figured I would pick the other two rows and that would be that.
As soon as I got down there, I saw that all four rows had beans ready.
So now, as I type this, this overflowing mail bin and our colander are sitting on the porch.
I want to weigh this thing, just to see how many pounds of green beans we have.
These will hopefully be frozen soon. And we’ll be giving some away, too. There’s just so many!
And when I thought the zucchini was done, they proved me wrong, too.
Tuesday night, I picked about 20 more tomatoes, plus 4 massive zucchini. And there’s more coming.
These pictures make me very happy but very tired.
Today’s agenda: work, freeze green beans, can fig jam…and maybe some tomatoes. We’ll see how it goes.
PS: I’m picking/announcing the winner for the Thirty-One giveaway at lunch! Last chance to enter!