It’s the end of summer and my garden’s literally exploding with vegetables. This is a good and a bad thing. I can make lots of salads like this summer squash tomato bowl but my garden looks more like a jungle.  All of my enthusiasm in the planting stage yielded 10 giant Early Girl tomato plants.  They  grew like crazy , then folded on top of one another blocking the sunshine on the squash which is why (I think) they’re both green and yellow. I planted three kinds of basil (just for fun!) and the giant one, thai basil, has so many bees I can’t get to it. But, back to the salad. My garden gave me everything and it’s a spectacular gift from Mother nature. I’ll never complain again.

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