Monthly Archives: March 2013

Harvest Monday, March 11, 2013 – Growing Pea Shoots in Windowbox + Ginger Update

Mother Nature sure messed up my week. All the accumulated snow from the winter storms finally disappeared and I was waiting for the garden beds to dry out a bit before working the soil, figured around Thursday/Friday. But mother nature had … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 4, 2013 – Hudson Valley Seed Library + Starting Chinese Celery & Ping Tung Eggplant

I was the lucky recipient of 3 art pack seeds from the Hudson Valley Seed Library. Click here to learn about the seed library. These delightfully designed art pack seeds were presented to me by my Master Gardener volunteer friend, Ginna. It was a surprise … Continue reading

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Braised Chicken & Chayote + Butternut Squash & Chayote Salads

Chayote (Sechium edule), also known as: chocho, choko, chouchoute, chuchu, christophine, Madeira marrow, mirliton and vegetable pear, is a member of the cucurbitaceae family. The pear shaped fruit has light green skin and deep indentation along the blossom end. There is a single soft flat … Continue reading

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