The Taste and Scent of Summer

This weekend was AWESOME!  I got to enjoy one of my favorite late spring/early summer activities with one of my favorite persons – Hub’s Oma.

Nothing holds the taste and scent of summer more intensely as strawberries and no berry tastes and smells quite as good as those harvested in the right season.  But what about the rest of the year?  The choice is to buy frozen berries, imported greenhouse berries, or as I do, collect as many of the seasonal berry as needed and preserve them to carry us through the year.  Here’s how I save mine:

In garden news, the weather’s been practically perfect – cloudless, blue skies filled with blazing yellow sun; hot, humid temperatures; followed by cooling, drenching rains.  Everything responded accordingly – lush, thick, fast growth; innumerous blossoms, and the beginning of the fruiting.  Have a look-see:

About A Bahamian In Austria

I am a Bahamian woman, married to an Austrian man, who's been freshly transplanted to Vienna. I started writing this blog when a dear friend insisted that I had to write down my experiences. At best it'll update my buddies on my crazy-going-ons and at least, it'll keep me from stalking them online (LOL). I hope you enjoy :D
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5 Responses to The Taste and Scent of Summer

  1. jeannie says:

    Your garden is coming along wonderfully! So many fresh vegetables soon to be at your convenience.

  2. jusme says:


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