Saturday, August 1, 2009

Bounty From The Garden

I am visiting my sister this morning in S. New Jersey. I picked some potatoes from my garden before leaving the house. One of my plants was quite yellow-looking, signaling that the potatoes were about ready for picking. So I pulled the plant out, dug around in the dirt with my fingers (got dirt under the nails to prove it!) and voila!


That's before cleaning - they look much more appetizing now that they are washed. I left two at home for my husband, in case he wants to try any tonight for dinner. They really are a nice size, and no blemishes! The medium sized potatoes in the photos are about the size of a baseball. Here they are after cleaning them up:



I am surprised and pleased at how many I got from one plant - unless some of these came from the plant next to it? Can't wait to try them!

Waiting for a call from dear Nicole to see how Justin is this morning. I hope he had a restful night, and that his parents got some sleep too.

2 comments:

  1. The potatoes look great. We got seeds to try a garden here. It never happened. :P (We tried to grow grass and it didn't work, so we kinda got discouraged...) (We live in the desert)

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  2. Mmmm....I've been craving potato soup, which is weird since its summer and SO DARN hot.
    Good to hear the little man is home & resting, prayers are still with him. =)

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