Sunday, July 12, 2015

First Harvest


It's not quite the middle of July yet and I am already harvesting from my garden. I've been getting my own zucchinis for three weeks, but this morning I was able to pick the first tomatoes - Celebrity, Early Girl and my favorite, Juliet. All are sweet and juicy - such a difference to the poor growing season we had last year.


When I stepped outside this morning to gather the paper, I saw a bunch of lavender lying at my front door - my beautiful neighbor from across the street has left them there. She has dozens of lavender plants in front of her house, and every year she gives me an armful of them - that's the kind of sweet person she is.


I had some fun taking photos this morning before breakfast. A great way to start the day.


I wish all of you a wonderful week - and eat your veggies!




13 comments:

Lisa Comperry said...

Pretty photos to begin the day :-)

Elephant's Child said...

What a start to the day.
Aromatic, beautiful and delicious. Hard to ask for more...

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Karen S. said...

Goodness what beautiful photos!

Bethany Carson said...

What a sweet gift from your neighbor! I absolutely love lavender. Your tomatoes look delicious.

Gail said...

What a beautiful harvest.

Our cucumbers are good with early radishes and green onions, however our tomatoes are late to turn.

I grew lavender at my other home before I sold it to come help with Dad. I have failed to plant lavender. I think I will next season.

Have a blessed week.

Chandra Eswaran said...

They look delicious and I am happy that you have such a great neighbor!
Have a Wonderful Week, Carola!!
Peace :)

Tinna Sjoeberg said...

Du Glückliche darfst frisch aus dem Garten essen :)
Super schöne Fotos hast Du davon gemacht!

Wünsche Dir einen tollen Tag!
Liebe Grüße
Tinna ✐

Felicia said...

your pictures are so pretty especially with the lavender.

GlorV1 said...

Thanks Carola. You have a wonderful week as well. How sweet of your neighbor. My lavender was blooming but dried out fast. Harvested some of it but with the lack of water usage, everything is drying out. We have no lawn any longer. Love your photos. Seen them on flickr. Take care and be well.

seabluelens said...

There is NOTHING like the flavor of home-grown tomatoes, nothing even close. This makes me long for the tiniest patch of outdoor space to call my own. {sigh}

Barb said...

I'm trying not to envy you those tomatoes - and the sweet smell of Lavender!

Maria Ontiveros said...

Lovely harvest and beautiful light!
rinda