Category Archives: Gardening

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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Harvest Monday, July 21, 2014 – Garlic Harvest + Temporary Kitchen

I am back, but may be temporary. My last post, published May 26, 2014, I mentioned I would see you in a few weeks. That was nearly 2 months ago and my reno is still under way and may not be completed for another … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, May 26, 2014 – Window Box Lettuce Salad + Taking a Break

The weather in the Hudson Valley for today, Memorial Day, promises to be dry and warm. A beautiful day to honor all those who died while serving in the armed forces.  ∞ ∞ ∞ Winter damage renovation is finally going to start … Continue reading

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Harvet Monday, May 19, 2014 – Comparing Windowbox & Garden + Ramps

Not much happening in the garden, did transplant 4 variety of beets, peppermint Swiss chard, leeks and onions. Bok choy that I transplanted into the garden 0n 5/10/14 were doing very well. Then came the rain and overnight the slug population … Continue reading

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Harrvest Monday, May 12, 2014 – Garlic Green, Spring Onions, Chinese Chives + Chicory

Had harvest last week but not from this year’s planting. Hoping to harvest some lettuce this week. Top: Garlic greens Bottom: Spring Onions These are onions that I missed last year, they survived the winter. Amazing! ∞ ∞ ∞ Chinese Chives/Garlic chives … Continue reading

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