It is miserably hot around the garden these days. We have not seen a drop of rain in the last few weeks. In spite of that, the garden is still giving me harvests. I harvested some more peppers and purple hulls, my first eggplants ever, and a surprise watermelon.
Here are my first eggplants ever. These are the black beauty variety. I took these two and made Eggplant Parmesan for my wife for her birthday. It actually turned out better than I expected with my culinary skills. I will make it again for sure. The plant has other fruits growing on it right now, so I hope to try it other ways too.
Another nice batch of purple hulls. I am almost up to 9 lbs. shelled for the season.
This watermelon weighed in at 12 lbs. and was literally the exact size and shape of a basketball. I can't wait to cut it open, but I am waiting until I finish off some store bought watermelon first.