24 July 2010

Farmer's Market

I took some pics of my farm box this week. Gobs of tomatoes and peppers, corn, okra, zucchini, summer squash, blackberries. oh and 2 sorts of eggplant. mmm.

honeydew melon and fresh half and half.

my poor cherry tomato plant is pretty much done i think.
lots of plants.
mint is great! i have too much.

Need to make some pesto. This is purple basil.

Spot the problem?

How i got like seven four inch long giant caterpillars without noticing them i have no idea. they were sooooo creepy. I didn't want to touch them. I did pick them off but i used a plastic bag around my hand. If B had been here i would have made him do it! I feel i can choose to occasionally be girly about gross bugs. I shall be vigilant! They ate a bunch of leaves and stems and even two actual tomatoes.





4 comments:

  1. Ooo! Lots of yummy stuff at your house this weekend! As for the okra, fry it up! Use some cornmeal and vegetable (or other) oil. You could probably bake it, but it's just not the same.

    Your tomato plant does look pitiful, poor thing. And those caterpillars! Nightmarish monsters! They are huge! And yes, I agree, very gross. I would have to call my hubby to handle those if I had them. Yuck!

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  2. Yikes!! Those are tomato hornworms! I had some this year too...there's nothing you can do really except for pick them off :(

    Wow!! Look at all that awesome stuff :D I so wish that I had CSA here, but I couldn't find one :( The closest I found was in Baton Rouge. My search was totally brought on by you too :)

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  3. I echo Heather's "nightmarish monsters" comment. Those caterpillars would make me want to die!

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  4. I just realized that their little heads look like the chest-burster aliens' heads.

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