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Thursday, September 9, 2010

The last of the tomatoes,peppers, beans are producing

I went to the garden this evening while Rodger was taking the fence down and getting it ready to mow over. I picked the very last of the tomatoes and more bell peppers. Our tomatoes were a bust this year. We barely had enough to can what we need to do us. I have maybe 2/3 of a 5 gallon bucket of green and ripe one to use up before they rot. The peppers are plentiful but smaller than they have been in years past.

I got to get a good look at my tobacco worm beans this evening too. Gosh the bugs had a field day while I was gone on vacation. I did get them sprayed and the top part of the vines are doing good and are loaded with beans. The beans on the lower part of the vines are bug bitten but I think I can salvage enough for a mess for supper tomorrow night. The beans would be so much nicer if we got a little bit of rain on them.
They look like they are dying but they are pretty and green toward the top where the bugs didn't make it too.

All 9 pints of my pickled chopped jalapenos sealed and are ready for the cellar. But thas tomorrows project. the cellar needs to be cleaned up and better organized too.
So till next time, blessings from the McGuire homestead.



Deb said...

All your canning is making me homesick!

The Apple Pie Gal said...

I think I need to see your cellar!!

fivegirls said...

Reminds me so much of my earlier days-- living in the city now and miss being able to do all the outside farm stuff---even gathering the eggs --have my mom and handicapped granddaughter living with me and she really misses her farm life -- sounds like a busy day at your place - take care - keep me postedddd on the "good life" .
Karen (

stella said...

Hi yall, deb I sure miss your help canning. so much fun.
apple pie gal i might post some pics a lil later, i sure needs to be straightened up a bit before i take pics. lol
welcome Karen and thanks for stopping by.
Now am off to see what I can get done.