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Sunday, July 25, 2021

tomato ginger soup

perfect for those hot days of summer, a cool refreshing taste sensation


 1/3 c sour cream or yogurt
3 T minced fresh mint
combine and put in refrigerator


3 T butter
medium onion diced
2 t minced garlic
sauté for 3'
 add
1 cup diced carrots
season with s&p
sauté 15' 
add
3 lbs fresh diced tomatoes
3 c tomato juice
1 1/2 c fresh orange juice
t ground coriander
t ground ginger
3 T fresh minced ginger
simmer for 30'
puree with immersion blender
serve with a dollop of mint cream

Saturday, July 24, 2021

tomatoes a day week~

 Day one...






Shrimp and tomato salad

Freshly picked tomatoes, warm from the sun
Home grown lemon
Fresh from the garden tarragon
salad greens
Mayonnaise
S&p
Bay shrimp

Friday, July 23, 2021

lady bug bites~











Mozzarella
Fresh basil
Cherry tomatoes
Black olives
Black icing

Monday, July 12, 2021

Saturday, July 10, 2021

The lions share of the garden begins...

 top ivy house border


Variegated red twig dog wood 3
Mexican sage 6
Red rocket crepe Myrtle 2
Skyscraper dark purple salvia
Rocking fuchsia salvia
Lavender meerlo 3
Green beauty box wood 18
English lavender Super blue 10

Ivy house 
star showers virginia creeper 4

Lions 
creeping fig 4

Red rocket crepe Myrtle 2
Variegated red twig dog wood 3
Mexican sage 5
Ruella
Salvia amistad
Green beauty box wood 18
English lavender 10
Allen chickering salvia 3

South border

Snowdrift crabapple  2
Rice flower dark pink 

North border dahlias

Colarette 9

Tirza

Tirza

Seattle 

Seattle 

Seattle 

Seattle 

Double Jill

Double jill

Cambridge 

Cambridge 

Cafe au lait

Cafe au lait

Peaches and cream

Peaches and cream

Break out

Break out

Labyrinth 

Break out

Belle of barmera 

Belle of barmera

Myrtles folly

Fairway spur

Fairway spur

Myrtles folly

Myrtles folly

Fairway spur

Penhill dark monarch 

Penhill dark monarch

Pine land princess

Pine land princess

Mr optimistic 

Mr optimistic 

Kogane fubuki 

Kogane fubuki

Nadia Ruth 

Nadia Ruth

Nadia Ruth

Nadia Ruth 

Nadia Ruth

Penhill dark monarch

Rosella

Rosella

Painters palette 

Painters palette 

Lavender perfection 

Lavender perfection 

Avignon 

Shiloh Noel

Shiloh Noel

Avignon

Avignon

Shiloh noelle

Marble ball

Moms special 

Tartan 

Tartan



Top border left


Palladia border

Dancing blue koi 5
Wall flower
Blue king Siberian iris
Honorable lord 2
Blue king Siberian iris
Wall flower
Runaround sue 4

Emile debatene 
Clematis
Emile debatene

Cyber grape 4
Sarah Bernhard
Whales tail 3

Plum fun 4
Cheesecake Japanese iris
Concord crush Siberian iris
Damsel in a dress 2
Concord crush Siberian iris
Cheesecake Japanese iris
divergence 4


Square 1 top left



Square 2 top right


Square 3 bottom right


Square 4 bottom left



Tuesday, July 6, 2021

garden walk~

 i am sick of heat, its exhausting, on days when i just need a break from it all i grab my camera and enjoy the beauty around me...





















first harvest~