Category Archives: Fruits

Harvest Monday, September 16, 2013 – Pea Shoots Update + Asian Pears

On August 12 2013 I wrote about experimenting with growing pea shoots in window box and also transplanting the pea seedlings (started in cell packs) into the garden. On September 2, 2013 I posted an update about the peas growing in the window box and of … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 9, 2013 – Last Black Soybeans Update + Figs

In my Harvest Monday, August 19, 2013 post I mentioned that next year I will plant 2 different varieties of vegetable soybeans (a black and a green) to make side-by-side comparison for taste and texture at the young soybeans stage. I … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 2, 2013 – Container Peas Shoots & ‘A’ Choy + A Garden Salad

In an earlier post I mentioned growing peas in windowbox for pea shoots. All the peas germinated and were growing well. My mistake was waiting too long to harvest the shoots. Peas plants At this stage, only the tips were … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 26, 2013 – First Figs + First Asian Pears

My fig tree sits in a huge container on my driveway. Making it very convenient for me to check for ripe figs on my way to get the morning newspaper (this has been my routine for the past few weeks). Picked my first fig … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 17, 2013

This past week has been a very wet and cool week. The heat loving plants (tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, Chinese long beans, etc.) in my garden are at a standstill. Lost 30% of my okras plants and may lose a few more. The slugs, however, … Continue reading

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