I suppose I could be hauling wood chips around, prepping my new veggie beds for next year. It's just so much, well, WORK. (Contributing to this energy deficit in the garden is the increased responsibility of my full time job. It's more or less dormant during the summer, but is in exhaustingly high gear now, and will be until next June.)
The bean teepee as taken on a Mardi Gras color scheme, and I'm wondering if I've poisoned myself by eating raw hyacinth bean.
I'm drying some peppers.
And harvesting some Gooligans.
But mostly the harvest is down to a trickle....
Something did arrive last week to cheer me up, though.
It just seems too good to be true -- perennial tulips? (See link to "Tulip Heartbreak" article at right). These were my birthday present from my mom. They're in a mix of colors -- red, ivory, sun gold, pink and Haley's Comet. There's even a bonus "Purple Prism" bulb .