Thursday, September 29, 2011

west coast wonders

The ever-bearing strawberries are still producing, slow and steady, enough to slice over ice cream or granola.

And raspberries are just putting on their fall crop.  Summer raspberries are sweeter, but these are precious because of their timing -- raspberries, backyard-fresh, when the squash vines are dying off and the nights are getting cooler.

Cabbages and cauliflower, still young, stand in a raised bed, ready for winter and an early start in the spring.

Salad greens sprout in a cold frame. 

I take pride in coaxing the most out of every ray of sunshine, every hour of daylight and every degree above freezing.  These are the wonders of a west coast garden.
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  1. You write so beautifully, Cristal. Reading and seeing the pictures, droplets of water. I can smell the West Coast rain!

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