Container Fig tree is loaded with figs. There is a fig at the base of just about every leaf.
This is going to be a great fig year! I am guessing there are hundreds figs on this one tree.
Look at those beauties in the above photo!
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Vines of the container Little SnapPeas Crunch are loaded with pods.
Harvested about 1 pound from the above container so far. Used some in a chicken stir-fry, the pods were sweet and crunchy.
Little SnapPea Crunch is becoming my favorite snap peas, easy to grow and very container friendly. According to the seed package the vines are self-supporting but I find staking them makes it easier to harvest the pods.
For fall planting, direct sowed Little SnapPea Crunch seeds in a foam ice chest. Also started some seeds in a container (strawberry containers are great for starting seeds) just in case some of the seeds in the ice chest fail to germinate.
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Harvested the garlic scape from the container garlic. Cut into about 1″ length and added to the chicken stir-fry with the SnapPea.
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Container beets are doing well also.
Should harvest some of the leaves. Stir-fry with some garlic scape for a delicious side .
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Container Swiss Chard, Red Winter Kale, Broccoli and Carrots are growing well.
Lettuces on the other hand are bolting, will pull all the plants today or tomorrow. May not be salad material but stir-fry briefly in garlic infused oil will mellow the slightly bitter taste resulting in a delicious side.
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Am starting my fall planting 2 weeks earlier this year.
In the above container I have 4 varieties of Bok Choy, Minuet Chinese Cabbage, Kohlribi, 6 varieties of Lettuce, 2 varieties of Broccoli, Red Winter Kale and Radicchio.
Direct sowed Mokum Carrots and Winter Light Daikon.
Weeds are growing exceptionally well, will be spending lots of time and energy trying to get rid of them. Going to be a busy week.
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