Wednesday, August 19, 2009

At the Fruit Stand

Here's what we have for sale now at the fruit stand:

  • Peaches--Faye Elberta, Rio Oso Gem, O'Henry
  • Plums--Elephant Heart, , Laroda, Eldorado, Kelsey, Cassleman, Late Duarte
  • Asian pear--2oth Century, New Century, Hosui
  • Bartlett pears
  • Melons--Ogen, Ambosia, Break Fast
  • Figs--white and black
  • Tomatoes (regular and cherry), tomatillos, eggplant, green beans, cucumber, zucchini, summer squash, bitter melon, peppers (sweet and hot), Swiss chard, basil (Genovase and lettuce leaf), garlic, onions
  • Honey-from bees at our orchard
  • Organically grown seedlings from Peas and Harmony
In the photo above is a dragon fly that landed on the top of a tomato cage in my garden. For a few weeks this summer there were a lot of this type of golden spotted dragon fly around the orchard. They seem to like to land on the tomato cages and on tall stakes in the gardens.

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