Category Archives: Gardening

Harvest Monday, August 7, 2017 – Garlic Failure + Floating Row Cover + Harvests

In ground garlic crop failed, well, not completely. There are 2 reasons why my garlic plants growing in the garden were near total failure. Reason No. 1: Location I failed to take into consideration the shade from my neighbor’s trees … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 31, 2017 – Containers Gardening

Last of the raspberries (the ones the birds missed). Now I am waiting for the blackberries to ripen, hopefully soon and I get to the ripe berries before the birds. ∗ ∗ ∗ Best ever onion harvest. After years of … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 17, 2017 – Containers Harvest

Container garlic ready for harvest. Pulled all the container garlic. After removing much of the soil all the plants were bundled together and are hanging in the shed to cure. Notice how much smaller the head of garlic on the … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 10, 2017 – Sweet Potato Experiment #2 + Seedlings Update + …..

My sweet potato containers (and other containers as well) are placed among my shrubs and perennials. Below is a Purple Sweet Potato, an early variety SP with very vigorous growing vine. Previous years I allow the vines to roam freely. … Continue reading

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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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