Harvest Monday...

25 May, 2015

It's been a little while since I participated in Harvest Monday, courtesy of Daphne of Daphne's Dandelions.

My lack of posting is mainly because I've been harvesting in drips and drabs, and never enough for a decent photo. But today I was out picking early and harvested a pretty representative sample of what is good in the garden at the moment, as well as a first ever harvest which I simply had to share.


There are Jerusalem artichokes, the last of the summer capsicums and Trobonico zucchini, as well as the winter crops of broccoli, kale and lemons. The beetroots are pretty much all year round here.

But most excitingly, you may see a slightly odd shaped lemon right in the middle. That my friends, is my first ever mango!

I cannot wait to eat it.

Don't forget to check out Daphne's for more harvests around the globe.

8 comments:

  1. I didn't plant artichokes this year as someone said I'd never have to as they spring up from previous unharvested tubers of the crop. Didn't happen! Oh how exciting about your mango! Happy dance for you. Cute zucchini, haven't heard of that variety. It's also a very nice basket :)

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    1. Hmmm. I've always seen them come up from unharvested tubers. Maybe they got too congested? Rot?
      I know, happy dance! I was mighty excited let me tell you.
      The trombonico zucchini I bought as seedlings grown by diggers at bunnings. It was well worthwhile as it has lasted much longer than my regular zucchini's. It grows more like a pumpkin and has climbed it's way over my blackberry bushes, across the sunflowers, up the apple and into the buddileja. It is only now succumbing to powdery mildew, but is still putting out new fruits.

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  2. Congrats on your first mango. I'd be jumping for joy too. Mangos are so good.

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    1. Indeed they are. This one tasted better than most. I scoffed the lot, except for the pip which I very generously allowed my partner to have. I am amazed at my generosity :)

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  3. How exciting! I was just savouring some mango yesterday - unfortunately, mine came from a shop and would have been nowhere near as delectable!

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    1. I have eaten many a shop bought mango and while they were delicious, none had the added flavour of pride :)

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  4. I'm off to buy a mango tree now!

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    1. Good luck. I hope yours fruits sooner than mine :)

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