9.3.12 Summer’s end

The rosa rugosa hedges are now laden with rose hips, their detritus scattered throughout the garden, left behind by those putting away seeds for the winter.

Still harvesting: Tomatoes, cucumbers, summer squash, eggplant, filet beans, kale, chard, lettuces, arugula, radishes.
Last of: Fava beans.
To come: Fennel, shell beans, Delicata squash, leeks, potatoes, celeriac, fall planting.

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11 Responses to 9.3.12 Summer’s end

  1. kitsapfg says:

    It is definitely feeling like fall in my garden, even though we are actually enjoying a stretch of more summerlike weather… there is no mistaking the much shorter days and the cooler nights that come with a longer period of darkness. All the fall crops are happily growing along though, so I will embrace the change of seasons and savor what this transition period has to offer.

  2. azita says:

    What a beautiful still-life! Fall is my favorite season, even so, the end of summer is always so poignantly sad.

    • leduesorelle says:

      I haven’t in a while, but I’ll miss this summer, it’s been a good one. But I’m like you, Azita, I favor fall and the season’s ingredients and cooler weather to cook in.

  3. maryhysong says:

    we are not to fall yet ;-( was 100 degrees here today

  4. Norma Chang says:

    You are still getting a good and varied harvest. Yes, the days are surely getting shorter and the nights cooler.

  5. Michelle says:

    Wonderful photo! It sounds like you still have plenty of good things to harvest and more to come.

  6. dvelten says:

    Neat photograph. Looks like the critters have been enjoying the rose hips. Great, just stay away from the garden.

  7. Liz says:

    It sounds like we have our most favoured seasons at the same time – for me Spring and for you Fall. Hope you enjoy it as much as i enjoyed that photo.

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