|The wonders of nature can be as complex as a fully grown plant or as simple as these seeds. The Asian Winged Bean has quite interesting bronze and brown colored seeds.|
Most people don’t think that calla lilies have any place in the garden, these black calla lilies sure are one of the incredible symbols of spring.
I spotted this in a client’s garden just this week and thought it’s hard to argue with that!
|Bud break for flowers of a Rabbiteye blueberry.|
|Initial budbreak is still quite pretty but the later stages are no less attractive.|
|Final flower emergence on rabbit eye blueberries confirms that they are indeed a member of the Ericaceae group or in english the heath family.|
|Total weight, 6lbs, 1 ounce. the longest leaf int he batch measured at 16" the heaviest leaf was approximately two ounces due to it's unusually thick stem.|
Not bad really, in fact despite my earlier thoughts, I may yet pull another harvest from the mustard crop before the summer crops go in the ground. Even so by sheer bulk the mustard yet again by length of harvest period and sheer volume even when proportioned to match the other cold seasonal crops still out produced everything. Red Giant is a keeper for next year, and I hear through Marsha Howe that it even did incredibly well on the bridge. But of course this is not the only plant available in the gardens for eating.
|Paris Market Carrots at their sweetest and ready for harvest. I can either grow them on at this point or pull them at this size.|
|This is a Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus ), it's a edible relative of the Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus).|
|Flowering Ginger in 1/2 gallon pots.|
|Opuntia cylindrica cristata - "Emerald Idol Prickly Pear"|