We picked what I thought was just an insane amount of beans (green and purple) and cucumbers, but it turns out that this is an average harvest for them, and they get this much booty every 7-10 days!
|The harvest - hand pictured for scale.|
We filled that silver bucket with beans three times.
All in all, it was approximately 1 bajillion pounds of beans.
That's a scientific measurement.
|Beautiful tomato for good measure.|
One jar of cucumbers, one jar of green beans, three jars
of purple beans. Varying spice levels.
|Gotta label your jars, right?|
|Cucumbers and green beans...looking pretty|
un-pickled at this point.
|The purple beans are so dark that it's hard|
to see them. Eventually, they'll lose their
deep color completely and turn greenish brown.
And a little bonus organization-gasm for all you organization freaks like me out there...
LOOK AT MY FRIENDS' FREAKING AWESOME GARAGE (hipster filters optional)! This is all the husband's territory, and he's got quite a sweet system going on there, what with the pegboard for all the tools and the shelves with organized plastic bins. It's hard to see, but there's a library card catalog screwed into the workbench to hold screws and whatnot. Super cool (they're both teachers). He even has a few bunches of shallots hanging from the ceiling to dry right now. Sigh. So nice. I think he's my spirit animal.