Monday, June 10, 2013
I'm obsessed with strawberries. They're my favorite fruit, hands down (some years, they have a little competition from raspberries, but usually the strawberries win every face-off). My own little strawberry plantation will have fruit ready to eat soon, I hope- I've planted strawberries around all my herbs, they adapt well to different environments and adjust their space requirements to the space available.
I've got seven different varieties of strawberries- large ones, especially fragrant ones, special ones intended for jam, wild ones, ones that are supposed to taste of a mix of strawberries and pineapple, ones that are supposed to taste more like raspberries, and several plants of the especially hardy variety that will bear fruit until October.
Soon, soon I will get to taste them all. Until then, have some pics.
(in case it wasn't clear, I'm so much better today. Thanks for all your well-wishes on my last post, I know I just need to be patient with myself. Problem is, that's still something I'm trying to learn- I'm a perfectionist.)