Monday, October 18, 2010

Brrrr

The weather prognosticators predict the overnight low to be 30F tonight. It's been trying to freeze for the last week with lows in the mid 30s but hasn't quite got that low. Though have had an icy windshield on the truck in the morning.
The parents came down from Spokane Sunday afternoon to get the rest of the Citron I grew. So Saturday evening the wife and I went out the pick them. I don't think I need to grow Citron for a few years. We picked 45 of them. Add the 15 from a couple of weeks ago, that's a total of 60. Didn't weigh them but estimate they weighed 300 lbs total (all 60, average 5lbs).


Also dug the Sweet Potato bed, got 19 lbs of taters. Now I need to process them for freezing/canning seeing as they didn't get cured.

Cleaned the pole beans up today. Have been neglecting them for a couple weeks so have a few more than needed for seed me thinks.

6 comments:

Erin said...

Wow! That's a lot of melons! I too, need to clean up my beans, and will have plenty of seed to give away due to my negligence in harvesting!

Engineeredgarden said...

Dang....that's an impressive harvest!! Man, i'm envious of the melons....

Annie's Granny said...

Here you are scraping ice, and I'm down here sweating like a stuck pig! I don't know which is worse. I guess I'd rather be sweating.

DaBeardedOne said...

Though there is ice on the windshield, a killing frost has yet to appear. Still picking tomatoes and peppers but the cucumbers have finally died.

Julie said...

Wow! I am so envious of your melons! What a terrific harvest! We have yet to successfully grow melons...too much shade in the big garden, and last year I started some in one of the front yard beds but forgot to tell hubby...and he mowed over them! Someday, we, too, will have our own melons...I hope! Enjoy!

meemsnyc said...

Oh my, that is quite the harvest! What is your secret!