Category Archives: Gardening

Harvest Monday, October 13, 2014 – Bok Choy in Window Boxes + Oven Drying Bok Choy & Mustard

This past week I continued with fall clean up. Most of the flower and perennial beds are in good shape, weeded, mulched and ready for winter. Also pruned and shaped my fig tree (not sure if it is the right time) … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 29, 2014 – Windowbox Spinach + Chicory (Radicchio) + Ramp Update

Garden harvest is slowing down but garden work is not. There is fall cleaning which I started but haven’t gotten much accomplished. Hoping to get most, if not all, completed before it gets too cold and/or the ground is frozen. Also need to … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 22, 2014 – Smooth-skin Luffa + Lutz Beet + San Marzano Tomato + Asian Pear

Did not pull up the luffa plant as mentioned in my 9/15/14 post. Baby Smooth-skin Luffa Was getting ready to clip the luffa vines when I noticed 2 baby luffas that looked like they will grow to edible size so decided to leave … Continue reading

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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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