It continues to rain almost every day. Our meadow garden is WET… standing water wet… and the cucumbers and squash are producing like crazy. We’ve been trying to pick around the edges so we don’t damage the plants, but this morning I waded (literally) into the mass of plants and picked… and picked… and picked.
This photograph shows only a few of the cucumbers. And then there’s the squash… my dining room table is almost completely covered with piles and piles of cucumbers and squash.
I’ll take care of the cucumbers first. Some of them are larger than I like, but they will be fine for our favorite cucumber relish. I’ll use the smaller ones to make sweet pickles. And then I’ll tackle the squash.
Not exactly what I had planned to do today, BUT…