Sprouted from fallen kernels, two young sunflowers occupy the southwest corner of the vegetable bed among okra and Thai red pepper comrades. Welcome.
The first tomatoes appear mid-June amidst hopes of an extended growing season (likely, if this winter’s as mild as last).
A five minute stroll around veggie beds at school fills a small sack with figs, okra, peppers, and tomatoes. Fruits and vegetables planted by kids just taste better.
…best warm, right off the vine.