Category Archives: Container gardening

Harvest Monday, July 3, 2017 – Container Ginger Update + Containers Harvest

Happy July 4th! June was coming to an end and still nothing was happening with the container ginger. I thought it was never going to sprout. Then this past week I saw little green poking out of the soil. Yes. … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 26, 2017 – Containers Update

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 … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, May 29, 2017 – Sweet Potato Experiment + Other Garden Activities

I have read about starting sweet potato slips in potting mix instead of in water (which I have always done) and decided to give this method a try this year. Will there be any differences in sprouting? To find out, … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, May 8, 2017 – Container Fig, Lettuce & Kale

The weather prediction for the week of April 24 was pretty warm for that time of year so I decided to take a chance and wheeled the container fig tree out of the garage and onto the driveway on April … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 24, 2017 – Comparing Transplanted Seedlings

At the end of March I transplanted some of the kale and Swiss chard seedlings I started during January and February into foam ice chest and left them outdoor (unprotected). I knew it was way too early for the Hudson … Continue reading

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