Ahhh, now that’s the stuff. Wake up late, stay inside in the coolness watching Sabrina (the newer version) on tv and spinning some gift yarn, going outside to pick fruit and take photos when the fancy strikes. Lots of photos ahead!
This is my big sweet cherry tree. Photo taken from the deck, so it’s like a mid-height view. It is *covered* in cherries. Lots of clumps, so it’s hard to show them all, but –
It’s one of them grafted-together trees, so it’s got different kinds of cherries growing on it – the ones at the top that are looking lovely and dark (and are too high for me to currently get at with an 8-ft ladder) while the ones near the bottom right are the light yellowy kind.
I think megan h. is coming over tomorrow to pick cherries – and I’ll probably be giving them away to just everyone! Perhaps getting into some cherry preserves making…it’s really too horrible that my boyfriend is allergic to cherries. I’m thinking cherry ice cream (I made dark chocolate ice cream today, with a custard and everything, and it turned out very, very yummy). And then there’s the sour cherry tree as well – pie!
Raspberry ‘patch’: this is the biggest clump of raspberry bushes, but they’re all around the house – they just keep spreading! Raspberry sorbet, here I come…
One last garden shot – my container veggie garden, growing quite well. The three in the back are all different kinds of tomatoes. Left to right in the front, eggplant, burgandy beans, carrots, and squash – I know those last ones are little right now, but I know the squash and beans are pretty fast growing. We’ll see.
In the theme of green and red, some yarn and knitting!
Wool/silk two ply. Love those greens!
The start of a handspun sock. Thick-ish (2.5 mm needles) but hey, they’ll be out of my handspun!
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