Monthly Archives: September 2011

Peanut Boil

Yes, we can and we do grow peanuts in the Hudson Valley. The trick is to select the peanut variety with the fewest days to maturity and start the seeds indoors. Here at Locust Grove, we grow ‘Virginia Jumbo’. This … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 26, 2011

August was a very wet month so is September thus far. My root vegetables are not happy but my gourds and squashes are thriving as are the mosquitoes, huge and vicious. More bitter melons, got two white ones. They should be whiter, but … Continue reading

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The Cukes that Got Away

The above cukes are from the Edible Landscape garden at Dutchess County Farm & Home Center, Rt. 44, Millbrook, NY. They are supposed to be white like the one below at right. The Edible Landscape is a project of the Dutchess County … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 19, 2011

I have been following Daphne’s Dandelions for a while. This is my first Harvest Monday posting. I am new at blogging and discovered there is an awful, awful lot to learn. After you visit my blog, please feel free to offer … Continue reading

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The Elusive Cucumber!!!!!

No matter how hard I try, there is always that one cucumber that likes to play hide-and-seek. When I am looking for it, it is not there and when I am not looking for it, it appears. Not only is it … Continue reading

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