Oh well, since there’s little to do about it I take this chance to catch up here and post some of the relatively few pictures I’ve been able to take this July.
Of course it’s not all bad news – there’s plenty of food to take home at each visit. I’ve now lifted all the Pentland Javelin first early potatoes and the hopper is full. They are floury and delicious.
As are the beets, which get just keep growing larger.
This is pumpkin Marina di Chioggia. See how the rain has swelled the fruit over about 10 days.
And these are courgettes over the same time period, from plant to plate. Each fruit made 4 good portions of courgette-based ratatouille!
The first butternut squash fruit has formed. I had bad luck with these last year after the rain rotted them on the plants before they had a chance to grow large, which is another reason I need MORE SUN please!
Italian brassicas - Romano cauliflower and cavolo nero, doing great.
The crocosmia is in flower for the first time in years, and this is truly a joy.
More to come. Pray for sun.
Love Sun (please may we have more?!)