Thursday, June 30, 2011

Sum-sum-summertime...


Near organic strawberries

They can be "near organic" if they come from a low-spray/no-spray farm as these did!


Eat one, freeze one!

I actually made a batch of strawberry/rhubarb jam, then froze the remainder as chunky strawberry puree for smoothies or shortcake .


Grandson Austin

SO good to see him last week!

Sisters Avery and Gina

These two were SO goofy I had to weed through the dozen pics to get one where they weren't making faces or devil horns!

Fermented pickled asparagus

A new ferment I tried this week....
so far it tastes delish!


Random dill re-seeded from last year

Don't you just love it when you get something for nothing?
That's how I feel with all my perennials, but especially when an annual comes up unexpectedly!


Lincoln peas

These will be ready for the pickin' in the next few weeks...mmm!



Lots of yellows, pinks, and purples in the gardens right now...
so bright and cheery!


Sage

Sage is so faithful...
Comes back year after year bigger and better.



Psalm 23

Am I truly following where He leads me?

I pray it is so....

In Christ alone,
Cindy



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12 comments:

Farming On Faith said...

Happy Summer~loved all the pictures.
Have a wonderful day.

Ruby Jean said...

I LOVE strawberry season... : ) Fermented Asparagus.. Sounds interesting... We LOVE asparagus but have never had it fermented...

Farmchick said...

Everything looks great....enjoyed looking at your pictures....come say HI!! :)

Camille said...

How wonderful Cindy!! What a lovely garden you have!! We have had such a long cold spring...our gardens are not looking like yours! Oooohhhh...strawberries!! Soooooo yummy!! Great photos of them...I could just eat one off the screen. :)

Have a wonderful weekend!
Many Blessings,
Camille

Maria said...

Your summer photos are sweet, Cindy!
Strawberries
Summer fun
Flowering beauties!
Have a happy Fourth!
God Bless Us ~ I pray*
Maria

Mrs. Trixi said...

I am loving reading about all that's going on at your place. Those strawberries look sooo good.

Allison of A Farmgirl's View said...

I enjoyed stopping by and looking at your pictures. And you always have a great challenge for your readers, which is wonderful!
Have a blessed and happy 4th!

Anonymous said...

I just wanted to say thank you for putting together your great play list of songs!!! Sarah

Rachel said...

Those strawberries look so yummy!!

I like asparagus but never had it fermented. Doesn't sound that great, but then it might be!

Your flowers are lovely! I love all the ones that come up as volunteers too! Hope you had a great 4th!!!

cityfarmer said...

oh yeah ... missing your pool, to be sure!!



I have tri-colored sage up the wazoo'

London escorts said...

Summer time means a Strawberry Time. Strawberry is looking very yummy and that's why it's my favourite. I eat lots of strawberry in a Summer Session.

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