Category Archives: Gardening

Harvest Monday. September 15, 2014 – Smooth-skin Luffa + Purple Sweet Potato + Windowbox Bok Choy + Okinawan Sweet Potato

Not much harvest this past week and not much garden chores got done as I had company and was out-of-town for a few days. My daughter and son-in-law came for a short but very fun visit. Among the things we did were to check out the cats … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 8, 2014 – Chinese Long Beans + San Marzano Tomatoes + Ping Tung Egplants + Figs

Thank you dear readers for your get well wishes. My shoulder is much, much better, not 100% but getting there. If only I can remember not to overdo things. We had about an inch of rain on Sunday, 8/31, followed by hot … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 1, 2014 – First Napa, Leek, Chicory (Radicchio) & Asian Pear + Blue & Fingerling Potatoes

Was a bit under the weather this past week as a result not much got done in the garden or the kitchen. Reinjured my right shoulder some weeks ago and every now and then it acts up. This past week … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 25, 2014 – Black Soy Beans, Rhizobia + Tri-color Amaranth

Pulled all but 2 of the black soy bean plants and collected all the young soy pods. The 2 remaining plants are for seed saving. Will collect the pods when they turn brown. Actually I did not pull the entire plant, instead cut the stem of each plant … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 18, 2014 + A Few Frist + Maximizing Garden Space

Harvested all 5 purple kohlrabi from the window box (click on link and scroll down). Purple Kohlrabi Each weights about 6 ounces Could have waited a few more days to harvest but I needed the window box to sow my spinach … Continue reading

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