Friday, June 19, 2009

in bloom for week of June 22, 2009

First fruit are appearing in the orchard. Small plums, green blueberries, and both all green and blushing red apples. Our first Joan Fontaine rose bloomed. The beauty of the bloom makes the headache of these roses worth it. 

Friday, June 12, 2009

in bloom for week of June 15, 2009

We have green pie cherries on the branch, sweet peas, huckleberry branches, buttercream and dusky rose California poppies and LOTS of edible flowers coming off the farm this week. A few snapshots:

pie cherry
(with leaves stripped off)

pansies in the field

blackberry blossoms

buttercream and rose poppies


Tuesday, June 9, 2009

in bloom for the week of June 7

A few of the things coming out of the woods and field this week -- including our first sweet peas!



early blueberry

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

from the field week of June 1

With no sign of rain on the horizon, I am scrambling to set up my drip irrigation as well as weed, weed -- and weed some more. Meanwhile, my edible pansies keep popping up, tilting their faces to the sky. Here are some from today's harvest: