Saturday 26 September 2009

Harvest Festival

For the first time is ages this morning was lovely and cloudy - perfect.

I slip, slapped, and slopped on the suncream, and covered up from top to toe to spend a wonderful time up the allotment until lunchtime and the sun came out.

Here is just a small sample of my harvest festival - my growing work of art!

Wonderful sunflowers now adorn my little home. I don't usually like picking flowers - but there are so many up the allotment that I decided to bring some home - they make me smile.

Pat dug up a carrier bag full of these gorgeous potatoes - just a tiny sample of them here

I picked double the amount of corgettes shown here - these have now been cooked with double the amount of tomatoes - roasted in the oven with other scrummy things!

I also roasted a big tray of tomatoes, in olive oil, herbs and black pepper - to freeze for the winter.

The butternut squash was a surprise - and I picked a carrier bag of mixed beans - probably the last for this year.

All these have been grown in drought conditions without any watering either. Just goes to show what well rotted manure will do!

My internet is 'flakey' to say the least, and I have got 38 skinny pages to make and mount, and 9 inches.

Tomorrow we are off to the seaside - if it is not too sunny.

Thanks for 'passing by' I will be back next week!

Have a good weekend