Monday, February 14, 2011

Harvest Monday 2.14.11

Happy Balentime's Day!

My little girls are so excited about Valentine's today. Last night we had a lovely romantical dinner for 5. Fondue, of course! Cheese with bread cubes, apples, carrots, broccoli, carrots, and meatballs and chocolate with strawberries, bananas and cheesecake! YUMMY! And, NO there are no leftovers. On purpose! Well, at least not of the cheese, chocolate and cheesecake. Plenty of the healthy stuff left though. :-)

This weeks harvest consisted of 1 large head of cabbage. 3lbs13oz after the guard leaves were removed and all.

I really thought it was going to be heavier. It truly felt like 5 pounds, but it didn't weigh out any heavier. I also may have possibly eaten some snowpeas and strawberries from my garden, but I'm not telling! They didn't make it inside so I can't put them on my tally. Beside 4 or 5 snow peas only equal about a third of an ounce! LOL. They were a lovely snack for the girls and myself while I was out playing in the dirt though. I have SO MUCH I want to accomplish in the garden over the next 2 weeks. I just can't see another freeze this year. It's suppose to be int he 80's this week! WHOOT! But, I went to play in Daytona instead. I'll have to work double time this weekend to try and make up for my laziness. Unfortunately I won't have any man power to help. The men folk are talking a trip Alabama way to take care of a few things up on the farm. I'll hang back to be with the girls and make the trip easier and faster for them.
Linking in to Harvest Monday at Daphne's Dandelions! Thanks Daphne for hosting each week and allowing us to share our harvest and how we are using our stored harvests!

'Till next time!



  1. Wow, that is a beautiful cabbage! So, you have a farm up in Alabama?


  2. That is still a nice sized head of cabbage! The fondue sounds yummy.

  3. 'We' loosely. My family. My parents own most of it but they can't run it by themselves. They need us to help them. We have a trailer there and in return for our help we get to take some of the harvest. It's truly a tree farm, but we also keep a small orchard of (8)pecan trees, a well stocked large fish pond, a passel of pigs, and 5 acres that we usually plant out with a grain typically corn and then winter wheat. Because we are not there year round we rarely manage to get any of the other wonderful fruits planted there. Plums, blackberries, etc. but we do also take advantage of the Turkey and we manage a herd of deer on the land.
    Fawning season soon so the protein needs reestabished and the feeders filled, mineral blocks replaced and the food plots replanted.

  4. That is one nice cabbage even if it wasn't as large as you were hoping.

  5. Hey there your harvested cabbage look so nice very healthy. Ours are mostly damaged by caterpillars. They only grow the size of a tennisball for us.

  6. What a fantastic cabbage...I could only wish that I get one half as fine.