The 2011 Harvest Has Begun

Back in May, I posted about Building a Growcamp Greenhouse and since then we’ve added additional outdoor pots and a small fenced area for various plants as well. While we’ve already picked a few things here and there, yesterday was our first “harvest” that resulted in enough food to cover the bottom of a bowl or two.

First up is a batch of Fresno Chillies that we picked mainly because the plant had some branches fall down (we crowded them a bit too much). So they’re rather green but still tasty. We’ll probably try freezing some of them, since we’d like to have year-round access.

Fresh Chilies

Next up is a couple handfulls of blueberries. These should be really good in our morning smoothies.

Blueberries

If I remember, I’ll take some pictures of the garden and growing areas soon. We have used a fair amount of basil already this season and are looking forward to about 6 other chili varieties, tomatoes, blackberries, and lots of other goodies.

About Jeremy Zawodny

I'm a software engineer and pilot. I work at craigslist by day, hacking on various bits of back-end software and data systems. As a pilot, I fly Glastar N97BM, Just AirCraft SuperSTOL N119AM, Bonanza N200TE, and high performance gliders in the northern California and Nevada area. I'm also the original author of "High Performance MySQL" published by O'Reilly Media. I still speak at conferences and user groups on occasion.
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One Response to The 2011 Harvest Has Begun

  1. Russ says:

    Hi Jeremy
    Thought you might like these labels for your Blueberries: http://blog.worldlabel.com/2011/canning-jar-labels-by-ink-tree-press.html

    http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/aap/ >> is there a better way to choose “neighborhoods selected”, on tablets and netbooks it is akward!

    Best

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