including bean, peppers, cantaloupes,
Speaking of tomatoes. Of that 286 lb total....199 lbs of it was tomatoes!
What exactly does one do with nearly 200 lbs of tomatoes in 1 month? I have a freezer FULL of tomato sauce, we canned whole and crushed tomatoes. We ate A LOT of them raw. We made ketchup, sold some, made lots of salsa and ate lots of bruschetta. I made chili and vegetable soups.
I am very proud of that number. I have never kept track before, so I have no clue how it compares to our normal produce amount, but nearly 400 lbs of food grown by me and my family; from plants started from seed by me, I am happy.
The tomatoes are starting to taper off, as are the cucumbers. The sweet potatoes are huge and bushy and growing everywhere, but it will be awhile before I can dig them up to see what is actually under the earth. The butternut squashes are hanging in and the beans are still producing. We have a dozen or so more melons ripening....so we'll see what August brings.