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So the zucchini pickles

using that recipe....they're kinda scary. :hide The house still smells like mustard. I'm going to try pickling them like cucumber slices and see what happens.While searching for something to make for dinner tonight, I found this recipe for…

Pickled Zucchini

Yes, I'm going there :help I went in search of things to do with the 3 more monsters I just pulled from the garden and found this: Pickled Zucchini1 pound zucchini 1 small yellow onion 2 tablespoons kosher salt 2 cups cider vinegar 1…

What a bounty! Woohoo!

Wow. I haven't even set foot in the garden in 3-4 days because of the heat then rain and I was thrilled by what I found. Our first red roma tomatoes, crooknecks and zucchini, lots of corn and more. Check it all out :thumbAnd the…

General growy-ness

Just a general update on how things are going in the Garden of Eatin' today.The weeds are taking over. I need to get out there and attack with the weed whacker, it's that bad. It's not stopping things from growing, so that much is good! But…

Almost baseball bats

I couldn't stand it any longer, I had to pick the 3 big zucchini :lol Going to make some zucchini bread and maybe a treat for the kids and shred and freeze the rest.Mmmm crookneck!

Itty Bitty green pepper and Ginormous zuccs

How do you shorten zucchini properly? Zuck? (that sounds like duck) Zook? Maybe, looks alien though. I'll stick with zucc until I get a professional opinion.Anywho, I bring you: one tiny green pepper:He needs eyes I think.2 of…

The bees and the squashes and the corn

Notice: The weeds are taking over. Ignore them and don't think too badly of me ;) I don't have enough time to keep them in check lately!I've noticed a lot of bee life in the garden, and managed to get a couple photos of them helping me out... With…

Zucchinis and crooknecks and tomatoes, oh my!

Yes, I do have a "thing" for using the Wizard of Oz themed titles :pCrooknecks:Zucchinis:Roma tomatoes:Beefsteak tomato:Corn:Green beans:The thyme is FINALLY growing!And…

Still here

Not much to say...very busy with non gardening stuff!The garden is still doing great, I have about 6 or 7 zucchini , 2 summer squash, a bazillion tomato flowers but still no fruit (what's up with that?), the corn is waist high, the remaining…
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Efforts rewarded

I thought it might be a good idea to check out the taters that were getting flooded over and over. The bottom 4 plants, the ones at the end of the line so to speak that keep getting the most water, got pulled up last night and turned into dinner.…
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I died.

Really. When I saw the thermometer in my van and it said 106F, I died. Thankfully the a/c brought me back. Well, maybe not so much, it's still 80 degrees inside my house at 11pm and I'm miserable. I'm sure I sound melodramatic, but I tend to…