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Harvest Monday, December 2, 2013 – Container Gai Lan + Sunchoke + A Stir-fry

My container gai lan (Chinese broccoli) survived the frigid (+/-15°F) night time temperature we had days ago. I got a harvest, about ½ pound, which will be the last. Gai lan growing in window box These gai lan I planted in window boxes did better … Continue reading

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Sunchoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Sunchoke also known as sun root and Jerusalem artichoke (no relation to Jerusalem and not a type of artichoke) is a relative of sunflower and native to North America. Sunchoke is a tuber and looks like ginger. The skin color … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 21, 2016 – 1st Harvest + Onion Sets

Happy Spring! The walking onions in the photo below are growing in a shady area. At the moment they get a fair amount of sunlight but once the trees leaf out that area is quite shady. First harvests of the … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 23, 2015 – Overwintered Root Crops + Thyme Harvest

Happy Spring! March, 20, 2015 did not look or feel like the First Day of Spring. Can you believe we had snow? Not an awful lot, about 3 inches. But spring will arrive, the sun will shine, all the snow … Continue reading

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An Interesting Veggie Medley

In my fridge were chicory (radicchio), broccoli (from my windowbox, will post an update Monday, 12/10), napa cabbage, carrots and sunchoke. Thinking, what if I make a stir-fry combining all those veggies? What would this medley taste like? Would cooking rid the chicory of … Continue reading

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