Monday, August 17, 2009

They tried

I put out four pepper plants this spring. It rained and rained and rained, so their roots were standing in water half the time, and as you can see by the cracked soil, the other half of the time it dried out fast.

I kept hoping I'd have some peppers, but when the first one turned red I knew it was time to pick them.

The still-green one was turning white at the top, so it wasn't going to get bigger.

And here they are.

I ate them both for supper.


  1. I've had peppers that size, too. This year, my purple peppers are coming along nicely, and should actually be a reasonable size. I did not go crazy with peppers this year, though, so won't have near the yield I did last year.

    Probably a good thing, as my tomatoes have just begun to blossom. I'm thinking I won't have any tomatoes to speak of this year.

  2. Aww they're so cute! Were they tasty?

  3. They were very tasty, unlike what I hear of other people's tomatoes, which are so watery from all the rain that they don't have much flavor.
    (So don't be too disappointed in your tomatoes, Bag Lady. Some people have tomatoes, but no tomato taste.)

  4. Thanks for the car keys for perspective.

    You must be stuffed! Get it, stuffed peppers...*groan*

  5. They are tiny little guys! Hope you enjoyed eating them!