TOMAYTO TOMOTTO

Look at these volunteer tomato plants that came up with my beans this year: I transplanted a couple into a spot in one of the garden beds and they are doing great. There are even a couple flowers on the plants: Volunteers from the compost pile that come up in other parts of the garden…

BEANS FROM THE GARDEN

I grew these beans last summer in our garden. They are cranberry beans, a.k.a borlotti beans, traditionally used in the Italian soup Pasta e Fagioli. This is the second year that I grew them. The first year they were the size of small pearls but this year they were much larger, which I attribute to…