2010/08/09 Vegetable Garden

Many vegetables are growing in my organic vegetable garden. But it is cold summer this year in US and vegetables grow slowly.

American tomato/the tomatoes are still green color.

Amreican tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bosnian tomatoes/my garden neighbor gave me plants. They are still green color too. My neighbor is very nice and he made this bracing strut for me.

Bosnian tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buckwheat/I planted this to attract good bugs to my garden and it blooming little white flower now.

Buckwheat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrity tomato/still green color too.

Celebrity tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cherry tomato/this plant did not grow well this year, it does not have many tomatoes this year.

Cherry tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chives/I harvested and cooked hamburger few days ago.

Chives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Girl tomato/this tomato ripped first and I harvested  10 tomatoes already.

Early girt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green shiso leaves/it grows so well this year, big and soft leaves. I harvested and cooked a lot.

Green shiso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese cucumber/just blooming flowers

JP cucumber flower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese eggplant/I harvested 4~5 already.

JP eggplant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Komatsuna/this is very handy if I have in my garden. I can use in many different way of cooking, and very nutritious and healthy vegetable too.

Komatsuna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long eggplant/my garden neighbor gave me a plant and I harvested 1 eggplant now.

Chinese eggplant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mint/I make mint tea and drink cold mint tea everyday. It is very refreshing and tasty in summer.

Mint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Myoga/this is Japanese herb and season in summer. It has unique refreshing flavor and adding nice little bitterness to foods.

Myouga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arugula/this is a salad leaf and has little bitter taste. Very refreshing and nice salad leaf.

Arugula

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pickles cucumber/I made a lot’s of pickles this year.

Pickles cucumber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red shiso leaf/I used this leaf for plum pickles to add bright purple color. Also I made shiso juice too.

Red shiso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salad burdock/I planted this last November but just came out again naturally. This is very tasty to make salad.

Salad burdock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soybean

Soybean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow pear tomato/it grows very well this year and I harvested lot’s of tomatoes already. Every breakfast we eat this.

Yellow pear tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zucchini/I harvested lot’s of zucchini this year too. I can not eat them all and I gave them to my friend too.

Zucchini

 

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