Friday, July 31, 2009

Garden Photos

Chicory This is chicory that we planted last year. It came back this year and we are letting it go to seed so we can save them for next year.

Mallow Bud
Mallow Bud We didn't plant this mallow, a bird or mysterious visitor did.

Beets Growing in Greenhouse
Beets Growing in Greenhouse The beets in the greenhouse are looking good!

Lavender Plant in Pot

Lavender Plant in Pot Usually this lavender plant will have flowers by now!

Black-eyed Susans
Black-eyed SusansRoad-side beauties!

Pickled Beets

Beets Growing in Greenhouse
Pickled Beets
1 pound beets
2 teaspoons caraway seeds
1 small onion; sliced
1/2 cup water
1 cup vinegar
1/4 cup honey

Peel and slice beets. Cook until tender.
Put beets, caraway seeds and onions in a one quart jar.
Heat the water, vinegar and honey and pour over the beet mixture.
Cool and store in the refrigerator. Let sit 4-6 weeks for best flavor.