Here is a selection of my spring garden harvest in photos:
|Kale is my number one favourite plant to grow. My|
neighbours gave me some of their rhubarb.
|Leafy lettuce, deer's tongue lettuce, radishes, celery.|
|We have enjoyed many colourful salads this spring.|
|Mustard greens have a wonderful tangy taste|
|When mustard greens are cooked their mild mustard|
flavour is enhanced. I love cooking them in coconut oil,
garlic and balsamic reduction. Recipe here.
|This is the first time I've grown turnips in the spring. I had|
to harvest some early because powdery mildew began
early this year.
|My chives were so big they looked like green onions!|
|The strawberries did very well this year and they came in early.|
|My bok choy did not do as well as I'd hoped because the|
soil was a little nitrogen deficient. They were slow to
grow, then bolted early. I managed to salvage some.
|I had the same issue with my spinach. One raised bed|
did well, but the other bolted quickly.
|We sautéed the spinach in butter, garlic and wine and served|
over homemade pasta.
|And the queen of my spring garden: garlic scapes! My|
daughter likes eating them raw, but my favourite way to
prepare is to make pesto.