Sunday, June 29, 2008

Leeks, Summer Lettuce & Weedy Onions!




We are going to have pretty nice leeks for this fall I think! We have maintained the care, via hoeing compliments of Ben's mom and our new Mexican guys! These are planted just south of the tomatoes, carrots, beets, bean etc. Next to leeks are the summer salad, the lettuces we have just started harvesting now. We have 'abandoned' the old lettuce patch now. It has bolted nicely, so Ben will be chopping it down shortly. A chop suey of weeds and lettuce! The summer lettuce is nice. We have a really cool batavian variety, which is a cross between a leaf and a romaine. Very, very tastey! More boston (aka butterhead) type, both red and green as well as some triple red 'Fiere' that all love soo much! Just south of this is our main onion patch. We have our cooking onions, sweet spanish and reds planted here. If it would STOP raining so damn much, we'd actually be able to hoe this patch finally! Can't complain though, we are pretty caught up.....