Monthly Archives: August 2013

Harvest Monday, August 26, 2013 – First Figs + First Asian Pears

My fig tree sits in a huge container on my driveway. Making it very convenient for me to check for ripe figs on my way to get the morning newspaper (this has been my routine for the past few weeks). Picked my first fig … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 19, 2013 – Black Soy Beans Update + First Tomatoes & White Chinese Celery + Chinese Long Beans

Black soy bean pods have filled out and the shells are starting to have a yellow tint. Since my purpose for growing soy beans is to enjoy the young bean, it was time to pull up the plants and harvest the pods. … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 12, 2013 & Container Gardening

This past week was perfect gardening weather, but I, sadly, did not take advantage. Could not get into the gardening groove plus work and other obligations took quite a bit of my time and energy. Very little garden chores got done. On Thursday, a … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 5, 2013 – Tromboncino Squash, Chinese Long Beans, Black Soy Beans & Callaloo

Tromboncino Squash plant on trellis See the little trom on the lower right, hope it was pollinated by the bees, this will be the 3rd one One of the 2 tromboncino squashes I posted on 7/29/2013 grew by leaps and bounds. … Continue reading

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Locust Grove Heritage Vegetable Gardens

As promised in my  Monday‘s post, I brought my camera to Locust Grove and took photos of the “not your typical” crops we grow in the Heritage Vegetable Garden. These are crops you would not expect to be growing in a Hudson Valley, … Continue reading

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