Tag Archives: Fava beans

Loquats, wineberries, strawberries, fava beans…

June is the season for loquat-harvesting… The fruits were so juicy and sweet… hmmmm… Normally, I need to reduce (in other words, ‘sacrifice’) the number of fruits, from up to about twenty fruits in a bunch to just two fruits… … Continue reading

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Enjoying fava beans in spring 2012…

Planted eight seeds last November.. Six germinated… one died prematurely… leaving five plants… Early spring of 2012…  they were flowering beautifully… The pods began to fatten in May…  And we have been chewing on these lovely beans ever since…

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Greens, beans, roots, etc…

Am very happy with the goings-on at the potager…  We have a lot of spinach this season…  and they are flourishing… we harvest and eat them whole, roots included… Planted this sole celery in April… Didn’t get to eat much … Continue reading

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Fava beans taste soooo good…

This is the third time I am growing fava beans… I had only two plants on the first try… and perhaps four on the second…The second time around, the crows came for the beans before I did… grrrr…And belated as it … Continue reading

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Potager update for mid-march…

Gentle rains continue to fall in the garden…The sun has yet to appear, and it feels cozy to be at home…And yes, to be able to spend a tranquil morning at home with the one you love… Oh, isn’t this simply the … Continue reading

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