Thursday, September 26, 2019

Nasturtiums and more from the peach chronicles

Night Nasturtiums 
Watercolour on watercolour paper
5 7/8 x 9.5 inches
Barbara Muir © 2012
Nasturtiums are one of the hardiest and happiest
flowers in my garden, and at this time of year seem
to attract bees in surprising numbers.  This is good
because we want the bees to survive.  Right!
My kitchen is enjoying  several white cream pitchers
filled with nasturtiums -- so pretty, and the perfect
backdrop for more peach production.

Tonight I was freezing the last of the second batch
of peaches from the market. They are juicy, messy,
smell divine and I've frozen another tray.
Peaches ready to go into the freezer --
pure peaches, no lemon, or sugar,
just peaches.  So good!
After  taking them off the wax paper, and putting them in
a reused freezer bag with the air sucked out, they
look like this.

Summer is in the bag.
Have an enjoying the bounty of the season day.


Verna Vogel said...

Mmmmmmm, summer peaches!! They will taste so good in winter, like warm sunshine! Do you ever put the nasturtium flowers in your salad? They are so pretty, and tasty too :)


Barbara Muir said...

Hi Verna,

I don’t eat them because there’s a lot of construction going on in our neighborhood and I’m not sure they’d be safe!

The peaches came from an organic farmer, The peaches are like a miracle in winter ! And summer.


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