Saturday, July 24, 2010

Appreciating rural-life

When Matthew and I traveled home for the teensiest, tinsiest visit(only four full days) I spent the entire time just soaking in all the joys of rural life with plants and pets and delicious, home grown treats: Home grown strawberries, lettuce, herbs, zucchini and snow peas. The back yard chickens laying eggs. A little organic dairy farm that produces gorgeous, cream laden milk. A lavender farm grown in full view of Mt. Shasta.

I just took a few photos of it all to remind myself of why I can hardly wait to move back to Oregon.

Onions blossoming

Snow peas in blossom and fully grown. They were delicious.

Peeping through the lattice - my mother-in-law's garden is really thriving.

And though I was extremely disappointed with the photos I took of the hops, I've included a couple for the annual hop update - they are certainly bigger than they were last year and have significantly more hop flowers on them. Maybe there will be enough to do something with next year.


Lunette Gleason Fleming said...

beautiful pictures of the peas.

Lynnea said...

thanks, I was fairly happy with how they turned out. of course, the photos look nothing like i expected them to, but still pretty.