Friday, August 23, 2013

August Garden Bounty


My August Garden
is in full production.

Note to self, if you ever want
to really garden and preserve - take holidays
for the month of mid-August to mid-September!

The beets need thinning
(should have done this a month ago)
and the parsnips are developing nicely.



The spaghetti squash are huge
and I can't wait to roast this one.



I planted these beets for my
favourite Beet Salad
(find the recipe on the above link)
This time I sprinkled it with roasted
pine nuts - so delicious.




Just add a juicy BBQ'd hamburger
and you have a great summer
evening meal.




Till next time .................... enjoying the harvest.









6 comments:

  1. Oh what a beautiful harvest it is! You must be feeling so good and strong eating all your fresh veggies. I'm feeling stronger just looking at all the colors and I really do feel inspired to visit the Farmer's Market!

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  2. I think I'll pop on over for that salad and a hamburger!

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  3. That beet salad looks so good!!! The garden harvest of August and September yield some of my favs. Just over the fence and across the field I see that my neighbours garden is bursting! I need a garden...but have no space. Good thing we live near many home grown stands that I frequent.

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  4. Your beet salad looks so delicious. I just went out to the garden to dig some beets. I am not sure anymore which are the ones you sent me and which are the ones I planted from my packages....but you can bet I was thinking about you when I dug them and smiling.

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  5. I'm so envious of your gorgeous beets. Off to check out the salad recipe...it's beautiful!

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  6. I'm on my way home...and have beets that need harvesting. Your beet salad is on the agenda! Yum.

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