Monthly Archives: April 2013

Harvest Monday, April 22, 2013 – Ginger & Chayote Update

Zero harvest and zero gardening this past week. Forced to stay indoor the whole week. All outdoor activities were at a standstill and all commitments and classes were cancelled or rescheduled due to a nasty spring cold compounded by seasonal … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 15, 2013 – Garlic Storage Update

In my 6/8/12 post, I mentioned some gardeners believe the garlic bulbs will store better and longer if the scapes are not removed. Decided to do an observation. Below is the result when I checked the garlic yesterday. Left, garlic scape was not … Continue reading

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Sugar Snap Peas & Chayote Stir-Fry

I know, I know. I had promised in my 3/15/13 post that there will be no more chayote recipes. (To learn about chayote click here.) Meant to keep my promise, but a friend gave me some lovely sugar snap peas … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 8, 2013 – Garden Update

The parsnips in the photo below are from Locust Grove Heritage Vegetable Garden. Finally had a fine Thursday morning to work outdoors. We, the volunteers, pulled weeds, spread compost and harvested the parsnips and leeks that were left to over winter in … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 1, 2013 – Growing Chayote + Ping Tung Eggplant Seedlings Update

Finally was able to spend a couple of days in the garden. Tidied up the garden beds, spread compost on some of the beds (not enough for the entire garden).  Need to find time this week to turn over the soil and incorporate the compost. … Continue reading

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