Well, I don't have pictures of food for you today but something a little better... Food to be! Kari and I repotted some plants last weekend and picked up some seeds and bulbs/roots for planting.
First, my FAVORITE vegetable of all time:
Kari got a package of asparagus roots that we planted in two different pots. They started out really small as just buds and already these are getting pretty big! They've only been planted for a week so that's huge growth. The package said not to eat the stalks the first season, so I'll get to enjoy some delicious homegrown asparagus next year, if all goes well.
I saw a squirrel checking out the asparagus yesterday and I'm not sure if squirrels eat asparagus, so I yelled "Oy!" to get it to move. I don't know if we'll have to cover the stalks at all to prevent munchers. EDIT: I just saw a squirrel jump down off the roof onto the balcony by the asparagus. The squirrel was eating a cookie, so I think the asparagus will be ok...
Next, our seed box:
And my favorite seasoning of all time...
Cilantro! Grow little cilantro seed, grow! I want to eat you!
I'd love some more outside growing space, but we'll just have to wait to see what type of apartment into which I move. Lease is up at the end of May, so it'll be soon.