Category Archives: Cooking

Harvest Monday, November 23, 2015 – Overwintering Swiss Chard + Harvest

Decided to harvest all but the 2-3 center leaves from each of the 10 spring planted Peppermint Swiss Chard and leave the leggy plants in the ground to hopefully survive in the garden over the winter. This will most likely … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 26, 2015 – Purple & Okinawan Sweet Potatoes + Planting Garlic + Best Method to Peel Garlic + Goji Berry

Did dig in my Purple Sweet Potatoes and Okinawan Sweet Potatoes before the frost and hard freeze but did not post last Monday because I had no photos. As the photo of the Purple SP below illustrates my harvest consists … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 12, 2015 – Do Container’s Size & Shape Make a Difference?

This is a very short post. Not sure where the week went, it came to an end and I accomplished very little. As many of my readers know I have been experimenting with growing different crops in containers of different … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 28, 2015 – Fall Harvest from the Garden & Containers

Last of the figs. It seems like just the other day when I wrote about bringing my container grown fig tree out from winter storage and hardening it off.  Today I am showing photo of the last figs for the … 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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