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September 10, 2010

It’s September – it’s autumn – and it’s time for harvest. And yet the harvest for this season has been going on for months since summer:

In my garden we have had strawberries, raspberries, plums, apples (now!) and different vegetables such as asparagus, salads, radishes, parsley, dill, peas, tomatoes – and more……

It’s so lovely to be lucky having your own garden! And to be able to harvest all that fresh “green gold” just outside your home.

This year I haven’t been posting about this here – there is lots of stuff here for the future 😉

But now it is time for a post (or two) about the harvest this year.

It is not the same vegetables, berries or fruits that give a good  yield every year. This year my  blackcurrants werw simply overwhelming! :

More tha 15 kilos are now in the freezer….

And just now we eat fresh beans nearly every day (and the rest comes down in the freezer), here is what I picked yesterday:

– ready for the weekend here on the kitchen table….

And these I picked from my xxxxxx-tree about a month ago, they are still green – I took this picture yesterday.

But I will not tell you what it is – or why I picked them in august! Not before I make my next post……

What do you think xxxxxx is? And what do you think I use these xxxxxxx for?! 😉

9 Comments leave one →
  1. September 10, 2010 12:33 pm

    Wow, 15 kilos of black currants?!
    The last picture… is it a walnut??


  2. September 10, 2010 12:51 pm

    OMG, 15 kilos are now in the freezer. Wow, that is really a lot of them. In our small garden we have only plums, one tree. It is giving every single day so much plums to eat that after two weeks I am quite full of them. Our garden is mainly a flower garden.

    We have also some blackcurrants in our freezer which got from my wife’s father.

    Happy weekend!


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  4. September 11, 2010 9:43 am

    You can use the blackcurrants for the same as the walnuts!
    …Just put them in 40% alcohol and let them stay there for 14 days. Add sugar to taste and serve in a shot-glass.
    Let the walnuts stay in alcohol until Christmas – or longer.

    BTW: Very good pigtures Truels.


  5. September 12, 2010 12:53 pm

    Well, Michaela and Carsten are right – it is a walnut. And Carsten – it looks like you have been doing the same thing with the green walnuts as I have been doing many times – and recently! More about that in my next post….


  6. September 13, 2010 8:19 am

    A fabulous garden you have, truels. I know it is a lot of work but well worth it. This morning my husband is digging up potatoes. Those growing in the mountains taste so good ! We had lots of redcurrants this year as well as beans, yellow zucchinis, fennel, tomatoes, salads of course. Such a pleasure to eat fresh fruits from one’s garden. We are lucky, aren’t we ? Thanks for those lovely pictures.


    • September 13, 2010 8:45 am

      I’m glad to read, that you have many nice vegetables and fruits in your garden too 😉



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