The winter garden was good this year. We had success with Royal Chantenay carrots, black-seeded Simpson and oak leaf lettuces, rainbow chard, and to a lesser degree the Cherry Belle radishes. The beets are going gangbusters.
I really like beets and beet greens, so I’m looking forward to those. For next year, I would like to continue with the lettuce, carrots, chard, and beets, and add kale and perhaps some cabbage. What about parsnips? I love parsnips, but maybe it is too warm for them here. I think we will have to go back to the arugula next winter, since BT’s arugula pesto recipe is so delicious.
I have put up birdfeeders in the garden and the visitors have mostly been those blasted starlings. They have also stolen the nest holes from the woodpeckers in the sycamore out back. I am going to have to take down the suet feeder, since that is the one they like. Jerks!