Category Archives: Fruits

Harvest Monday, August 21, 2017 – All Firsts

Had many first these past 2 weeks. The stars are Container Figs and Blackberries. The above is one day’s harvest from my one container plant. Figs are extra large this year. At the end of last year my kids helped … 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 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, 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, June 27, 2016 – Container Garlic, Celery, Lettuce & Fig Update

This is so exciting, the 11 garlic plants growing in the foam ice chest all sent out scapes. Harvested all the scapes. I will now sit back and wait to harvest heads of garlic (around mid July). Click here to … Continue reading

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