Category Archives: Gardening

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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Harvest Monday, August 11, 2014 – Windowbox Gardening

This past week was a bountiful one. Early in the week: harvested Swiss chard, beets, red & green mustard, sweet potato leaves, romaine garnet rose lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Later in the week: harvested more chard, SP leaves, lettuce, Chinese chives, … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 4, 2014 – A Few First Harvests + Sugar Pod Peas Transplant

Had a few first harvest this past week Left to right: Ping Tung eggplant, San Marzano Tomatoes & Stupice Heirloom Tomatoes  Sun Gold Tomatoes (far right) are not first Cross Section of Tomatoes Left to right: San Marzano, Stupice & Sun Gold As … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 28, 2014, Peppermint Swiss Chard + Carrots Experiment

My new favorite Swiss chard – peppermint. So pretty! Love the stripes! Swiss Chard – Peppermint Taste the same as other variety of Swiss chard Stripes remain after cooking I stir-fried the Swiss chard stems (saving the leaves for other purpose) … Continue reading

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