Saturday, April 12, 2008

Raleigh Farmers Market

 

Today my friend, Laura, and I headed down to the state farmers market.  I was impressed with the herbs, plants, and trees that were available; not even to mention the potatoes, strawberries, asparagus, garlic, onions, and lots of greens.  We had a great time, it was not overly crowded like I was afraid it might be, and only took about 30 minutes to get there. 

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My purchases:

  • 4 coleus plants
  • 8 kimono plants
  • sage
  • french tarragon
  • chives
  • fresh bay
  • parsley
  • 4 red bell pepper plants
  • 4 jalapeno plants
  • brandywine heirloom tomato - dark pink with crimson flesh
  • green zebra heirloom tomato - green striped  with a yellow blush
  • debarao heirloom tomato - deep red Italian plum
  • washington heirloom tomato - deep red large cherry

Total spent: about $40.00

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left to right: 2 large pots of pepper plants, sage, tarragon, chives, parsley, 4 tomato plants - all will go on the back patio or garden

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