Thursday, June 10, 2010

Our Garden and Scapes

What is a scape? Green garlic, the stalk of the flower to a bulb of garlic.

This year we are growing a garden, a huge one! Anna and I planted garlic cloves last year. Its coming up and about to flower. You have to cut off the flower or all the energy of the plant goes into the flower and not the garlic underground.

I made asparagus soup last night with the scapes from our garden. I added chives and spring onions, all from Iowa farmers markets.