Sunday, February 19, 2012

Whoever said.....

....the food garden is not beautiful?

  imageimageCamomile and red cabbages







Fennel flowers and seed heads
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Carrot seed heads
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A new flush of strawberries
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Perfect tomato weather now
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Huge balls of leek flowers
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Red Russian Kale makes me smile
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 image Incredibly hairy tomato stems

Life is good in the food garden, and oh so pretty.

3 comments:

Lisa said...

I agree with you! I love the look of the leek flowers - beautiful!

Shaheen said...

Oh this post warms my heart. I hardly grew anything last year as I was planning to move home. Moved now from Scotland to Wales and have a larger growing space, can't wait to start growing with a vengenace again - just look at those tomatoes- Have really missed the taste of homegrown!

Happy growing and eating. I will certainly be back.

chaiselongue1 said...

Lovely, especially the chive flowers. Thanks for your comment on my Cardiff food - and your question about endive. We grew them once and they do need to be earthed up - covered completely - all winter. Our neighbour kept his in a bucket of sand. If you don't cover them they stay dark green, so I'm afraid that's what you have to do! the Belgian endive seeds are probably the right ones for it - good luck!