Got out in the garden this morning before the no-see'ums were awake and got all the potatoes hilled up. Good job, Mama Pea!
Can you make out the three little, itty-bitty gumball sized tomatoes in this picture? They're cherry tomatoes in a bed that I've got covered with a cold frame. We open up the top during the day but are still closing it at night to try to keep the overnight temperatures from dropping too low.
This is the bed of
Now why I ask you, don't people plant chives as "flowers?" You could hardly find a prettier blossom than a chive blossom. And they bloom for a long time outdoors on the plant and hold up very well when cut and put in a vase inside.
Lastly . . . ta-daaaah! Our first harvest of spinach this year. Dinner tonight? Homemade Bean Soup with Ham and homemade cottage cheese with chives and cherry tomatoes (NOT from the garden) on a bed of fresh spinach leaves. (If Agnes had shown up today [she was AWOL again], we might have had a yummy dessert, but no such luck. Darn.)