It’s October 12th and snowing in northern Illinois. There was a freeze warning for last night so I got the tomatoes and zucchini inside…

This is the red twigged dogwood in the front yard:

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my ‘harvest’:

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The zucchini plants themselves are now mostly mush after the freeze. Tomatoes are mostly green, both the badly named ‘early girls’ and the grape tomatoes, but they will eventually ripen. Or I could make fried green tomatoes or a batch of salsa verde…

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