Monday, June 10, 2013
My Little Garden
and cucumbers. I maybe planted too many cucumbers. Last year I experimented making pickles.
Ron has this pepper plant called a Black Dragon. He was able to keep it over the winter. It has the
hottest peppers I have ever tasted. I took a tiny piece one day that was just a bit no bigger that the end of a pin and my tongue
burned for 30 minutes. They go from green to black to red. Last year, I picked them and put one or two
in with my pickles to see how they would taste. The first jar I opened we stood around and ate the whole jar.
They were hot but on a sandwich or hamburger they were fantastic.
So that is why I planted two packets of cucumber seeds. I keep wishing I had more pickles in my pantry.
cutting old ends off and as I was watching him, one of the things I like about being married this long is that
being out in the garden, dirty and sweaty, watching him work to me is more romantic than roses, or a fancy date or any present I can ever think of, getting to be just us doing what we love to me is the best gift of all.
Here is the giant one now. Look at the disgusted look on Sasha's face because I made her sit there.
It is a very pretty day.
Such a nice Monday morning, I hope you have a great Monday.