First cukes!

Today’s haul from the garden included my first 3 cukes of the season, from the hoophouse.  YUM!!!  I also picked my second batch of sugar snap peas, and the last of the Violet Queen cauliflower, which looks more like broccoli.

These yummy vegetables will be loaded into a cooler for a trip downeast to Cobscook Bay State Park, and consumed by the water at our campsite.  Dan and I will be camping for the next week, while Mom looks after the house, garden, hens and pets.

It is such a relief to know Henbogle is in good hands while we are away.  It will make it so much easier to enjoy everything.

 

 

 

Whiting Bay

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10 Responses to “First cukes!”

  1. emily Says:

    Enjoy your week!

  2. Robin Says:

    Enjoy your vacation at the lake!

  3. kitsapFG Says:

    First cukes and first tomatoes are definitely a celebration event. Enjoy the time by the lake… sounds wonderful!

  4. Brandi Mills Says:

    Enjoy Cobscook. It’s our favorite camping grounds too!

  5. Julie Says:

    Ali, you and Dan produce some of the most amazing gardens, whether it be vegetable or flower they flourish nicely. Have a wonderful vacation, Cobscook, in my opinion is one of the prettiest places on God’s green earth! How wonderful for you to have a built in house sitter, I’m sure Henbogle is in good hands!

  6. nruit Says:

    Beautiful! They look delicious. We didn’t plant cukes this year so I am depending on the farmers’ market for mine!

  7. Daphne Says:

    Yay for cukes. I wish I were getting enough to make pickles right now, but no such luck.

  8. emily Says:

    P.S. When you get back from vacation, do you mind updating my link on your blogroll to my new site? It’s http://www.greensandjeans.com.

    Hope you had a great week!

  9. garden girl Says:

    hi

  10. wf Says:

    Nice cukes! I would wait on the garlic. Did you know you can make a great chutney with the leaves…goes amazing with fish. I have a recipe here

    http://weekendfarmer.blogspot.com/2010/07/i-am-alive.html#links

    I miss Maine…I wish I could be there at one of the lobster pounds in Bar Habor. Did you hit 100 yet?

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