The first commercial chile roasting stands are popping up in parking lots all over New Mexico, a sign that the chile harvest has begun in central and southern New Mexico. Although the night-time temperatures are cooler in northern New Mexico, individuals as well as commercial farmers have been eating lettuce and other leafy vegetables for several months. Beans and squash are now filling gardens and fields, which means that chile and other peppers are not far behind.
Leaf lettuce is a perfect design subject offered by nature, as shown in the image below.
Here is a shot made during a particularly productive year for bell peppers in our garden.
But the real surprise of the summer is that the corn, gifted to us at Christmas by friends, is thriving and producing silk. Actually having fresh corn was something I never anticipated or planned but we may have some in a month or so. Who would have thought the silks would be so photogenic?
until next Monday,
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