First harvest

urbanhomesteadnz

The other day I got the wonderful joy of harvesting our first vegetables from our garden.
Butter beans, as yellow as the sun and despite getting a decent handful of them there is still heaps growing on the plants.

image

We also got a few pods of peas, but they didn’t last long enough for a photo. My partner was amazed at how sweet and tasty they were. But that is what fresh vegetables taste like. No sprays, no fertilizers just water, sunshine and compost and a few little critter friends. Such as the family of lady bugs that have made themselves at home in our beans.

In a week or so we will have green beans, more peas, and possibly carrots. (That reminds me; I need to dig up the potatoes tomorrow).
Hopefully the Italian Broccoli will start to form heads soon, the plants are almost thigh high. The cauliflower…

View original post 44 more words

Advertisements

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: