Monday, May 2, 2011

Spring Garden Update Week 5

The rainy weather has prevented me from taking many pictures of the garden lately.  I took advantage of the break in the weather to record the progress.



Sugar snap peas

Earlier this week, my mom told me that I needed to come pick some mustard greens.  The night I stopped by, she wasn't at home, so I ventured out to pick some of the greens which I have never cooked before.  I knew what the collard greens looked like because they conveniently had a label:

The plant to it's right looked similar so I happily plucked off some of the leaves and went on my way:

In case you are ever in a similar What plant is this again? dilemma.  This is what mustard greens look like:

Oops!  Thankfully, I realized my mistake before I fixed sauteed Brussels sprouts leaves.  But Mom and I had a good laugh.  She thought a rabbit had destroyed her plant.  Nope.  Just me.

Note to self: Don't wear flip flops in the garden.

This weekend we fixed the mustard and collard greens, so look for that recipe later this week!


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