Sunday, August 12, 2007

'It's all very well for you, standing there, smoking that potato..."

I've always liked that line - it's by Michael Flanders, of Flanders and Swann, as he narrates a comical history of the origin of the tune "Greensleeves". It's only purpose here is to provide a good excuse for the following pictures of...POTATOES!!!

Yes, we are harvesting potatoes. I have some pictures of the Chaleur potatoes, although we have already dug up some Chieftain and even a few All Reds, though they are a late variety and their foliage is still growing.

Here's how they look coming out of the ground:




Yin discovers that they are good to play with:

Giving them a wash:


And here is our haul:

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