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05 June 2009 @ 07:08 pm
Picked about ten lbs of apricots with my brother. And that's just the few that are ripe. We'll be knee deep in apricots by the end of the month. Five trees=GAH!
Mischief: Tomato!em_kellesvig on June 6th, 2009 01:16 am (UTC)
I wish I liked apricots; I'd offer to take some off your hands. And how are your tomatoes doing?

Edited at 2009-06-06 01:16 am (UTC)
Ithithildyn on June 6th, 2009 01:22 am (UTC)
They seem to be doing fine. So does the cabbage, broccoli, beans, corn and potatoes. My chili peppers seem unhappy though.

Looks like we're going to have a bumper crop of pomegranates this year too.

Edited at 2009-06-06 01:22 am (UTC)
mzlizzy: Coffeemzlizzy on June 6th, 2009 01:17 am (UTC)
I recommend making batches of apricot jam. Great for cooking with and a lovely thing to give out as presents come winter holidays.

Of course you could always dry some too...
Ithithildyn on June 6th, 2009 01:20 am (UTC)
Oh, yeah, our canning room is full of jam and liqueurs, and we have screens ready for drying. Going to make apricot salsa too. We have 14 fruit and nut trees on the property, so lots of work ahead.
mzlizzy: Fountain Penmzlizzy on June 6th, 2009 09:43 pm (UTC)
So you're already experienced in both the labor and the reward.

Apricot salsa hmm? What goes in it besides the apricots?
Ithithildyn on June 7th, 2009 12:46 am (UTC)
Onions, peppers, cilantro, lime. The apricots fill in for the tomatoes for the most part.
Julie Frost, SFF writer: Numfar: Dance of Joyagilebrit on June 6th, 2009 01:33 am (UTC)
Mmm. Apricots.
Ithithildyn on June 6th, 2009 02:20 am (UTC)
Come on down and get yourself some!
endaewenendaewen on June 6th, 2009 02:21 am (UTC)
Lucky, Lucky, Lucky!
Ithithildyn on June 7th, 2009 12:46 am (UTC)
AD absolutelyadabsolutely on June 6th, 2009 02:28 am (UTC)
Oh, you're making me hungry!
Ithithildyn on June 7th, 2009 12:47 am (UTC)
We won't starve this winter, that's for sure.
bookaddict43bookaddict43 on June 6th, 2009 03:27 am (UTC)
Yum! Lucky thing :)
Ithithildyn on June 7th, 2009 12:48 am (UTC)
Lots to eat.
birggitt: Heartbirggitt on June 6th, 2009 01:33 pm (UTC)
Oh, damn! I wish I live closer to you. I'd offer myself to take those evil apricots off from your hands *laughs*

Ithithildyn on June 7th, 2009 12:48 am (UTC)