Monthly Archives: August 2015

Harvest Monday, Auugust 31, 2015 – Figs + Long Beans

My container grown fig tree is giving me another good harvest year. Picking figs daily since mid-August, some days only a few other days a handful but lately by the containers. Sharing the bounty with friends and neighbours. Was hoping … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 24, 2015 – Red, White & Blue Potatoes

This year I am growing 4 different varieties of potatoes, Adirondack Red, Blue, Fingerlings and Adirondack Blue. (I actually started out with 5 varieties but the Yukon Gold failed to sprout.) The potatoes in the photo below were steamed then … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 17, 2015 – Figs + Harvests (Collard, Beets, Chinese Long Beans, Radicchio)

Harvested first figs this past week. Picked 10 figs, 5 did not make it into the photo, the above 5 disappeared as soon as photo was taken. One of the fig question I am frequently asked is: How do I … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 10, 2015 – Weekly Harvests + Containers Update + Woodchuck Damage

Had a few first this past week. Red Noodle Long Beans made an appearance, the green Chinese Long Beans should be following this week. Tohya Soybeans pods were full and plump, ready for harvest. Cut all the plants at soil … Continue reading

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