Category Archives: Gardening

Harvest Monday, July 20, 2015 – Fruits + Contaianer Blue Potatoes + Duganski Garlic

First raspberries harvest. Finally, a raspberry harvest! Yep, this year I got to the berries before the birds. ∗ ∗ ∗ This is going to be a good Asian pear year, lots of fruits on the tree but not over … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 13, 2015 – Un-Retiring Window Boxes + Container Sweet Potatoes

Had a tiny empty area in my garden so decided to sprinkle a few Shanghai Bok Choy seeds and a few Napa Cabbage seeds next to each other in the spot figuring if the seeds germinate I will transplant them … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 6, 2015 – Bolted Radicchio + Container Little Finger Carrots

Quite a few of my radicchio have bolted which I believe is weather related. (If I remember correctly we had an unusual weather pattern earlier this year.) It could also be because I started my seeds too early. Spring was … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 15, 2015 – A Few Garden First Harvests

Am gradually retiring my window boxes and containers for the summer as my garden is finally producing and the harvests are very promising. Planting only Peppermint Swiss Chard this season, love the color of the stems, so pretty and cheerful … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 8, 2015 – Container/Window Box Gardening

This post is all about container/window box gardening. Very pleased with the harvests from my containers and window boxes this year. Container fig tree is happy and continues to grow by leaps and bounds every year. Fig tree is getting … Continue reading

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