Garden produce: now it all has to be cooked and eaten...

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    Carrots, beetroot, oregano, mint, dahlia, lettuce, pepper, pears, runner beans, courgettes, tomatoes, blackberries, strawberries and raspberries...

    1. marbrax 81 months ago | reply

      Dat ziet er lekker uit.

    2. mercal1310 [deleted] 81 months ago | reply

      What´s the taste of dahlias?
      The photo is beautiful, a very nice Still Life, worthy of the Dutch Masters, who would have liked to have then some tomatoes for a red note.

    3. mikael_on_flickr 81 months ago | reply

      Wonderful, your garden of "eaten".
      It looks like you two have green fingers ...

    4. daniel.virella 81 months ago | reply

      so Flemish... Congratulations!

    5. CharlesFred 81 months ago | reply

      Thank you all for your comments. At the time I thought I could try to be bit more artistic about the way I set the vegetables out, but then, I thought, I am not so into staging and order (my ideal is an English cottage garden rather than a formal French one), so they just ended up where they did, the only concession, being to move the dahlias out of the middle and towards the side.

    6. Stewart Leiwakabessy 81 months ago | reply

      "Garden produce: now it all has to be cooked and eaten..."... you really really really are going to cook and eat those fluffin' dahlias??

    7. El Soma 81 months ago | reply

      Don't cook the flower....They taste better raw

    8. JRobFifty 81 months ago | reply

      Excellent capture, & I learned what the Brit's call Zucchini; my day is complete!

    9. CharlesFred 81 months ago | reply

      Ha ha....well it is another French import to our language. The Dutch use the same word as well. In England we call a large courgette a marrow (which sounds altogether more English, although by the time they get so big, they have lost their flavour). Do you have marrows over there?

    10. CharlesFred 81 months ago | reply

      The dahlias are still flowering and providing colour to the house. Although they smell very nice when picking them, I have never felt the desire to eat them.

      The sad thing about the red tomatoes is that they suddenly went brown and collapsed on us, infested as they were with little creatures. They are now making compost.

    11. Stewart Leiwakabessy 81 months ago | reply

      I learned that flowers are indeed joyul, but not to be eaten. Neither I have had any desire to eat any. They are pretty, and that's it.

      Sorry to hear about the tomatoes, at least somthing else enjoys them.

    12. JRobFifty 81 months ago | reply

      Hmmm, well no we don't have marrows in the states, but I can see why you like these phallic veggies!

    13. CharlesFred 81 months ago | reply

      Like I said, we like the small courgettes, not the large marrows.

    14. CharlesFred 81 months ago | reply

      Well Stewart, there are more where they came from and Fred had taken the precaution of making green tomato chutney from the tomatoes when they were still green...

    15. kroo2u 81 months ago | reply

      Such bounty and a beautiful photo lay out - it is very reminiscent of something in a nice oil painting. Lovely.

    16. Neal1960 81 months ago | reply

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      Great still life, Charles!

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