As Djamila transitions into her new role, and I (Kate) begin the transition to work with The Orchard Garden, the garden too, is an outward expression of transition during these late-summer days. With the intense sun rays and no real rain for almost 6 weeks, the garden is slowly becoming autumnal.
|Julia's grain, as dry as a bone, and light as a feather. May the threshing begin!|
|This tomatillo took all summer to grow its little green, papery lantern, which envelopes a small, green fruit within. Great for salsa verde!|
|Sunflowers. A late summer beauty.|
|An artichoke flower! This is what happens if you can resist eating the heart during the summertime.|
|Rows upon rows of late summer Asian greens. A great way to utilize free bed space after main season crops finish for some fresh greens, just on the heels of the inevitable lower temperatures and less daylight.|