Sunday, August 16, 2009

The harvest is on ...


We harvested a ton of corn, peppers and cucumbers yesterday. The garden is really maturing and the cool weather seems to have given it some additional strength. I think we'll wind up with a quite a haul this year. Does anyone need any cucumbers?


I went to Costco yesterday and bought a Foodsaver vacuum packing machine. It rocks. We blanched and froze a bunch of the corn we picked. I also have 41.5-quart pressure canner coming in the mail on Wednesday. I can't wait for that! It will can 19 quart jars at one time, and I think it will hold 32 pint jars! That is going to be a big time saver... just in time for the tomato harvest which should be in full swing within a couple of weeks.


Here is a picture of yesterday's haul...

3 comments:

  1. Thansk for the cucumbers and the tomatoes, very good indeed. The Stickman

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  2. oh my goodness, think of all those thinly sliced triangle cucumber sarnies with the crusts cut off :)

    x

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  3. I love a good sarnie. The English might have something there, at least for vegetarians. The Stickman

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