Category Archives: Gardening

Harvest Monday, April 17, 2017 – Overwintered Container Fig, Ginger & Taro + Container Garlic Update

This past week the weather was warm/hot (yesterday was 87°F) and beautiful, spring has finally arrived, plants are happy and growing, flowers blooming all around, just lovely. Garage-overwintered fig tree is leafing out and looking good. Time to start hardening … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 3 2017 – Transplanting

Except for a few packed snow piles here and there all the snow have disappeared and hopefully the garden will dry out soon. Seedlings I started in January and February have outgrown their pots and needed to be transplanted or … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 27, 2017 – Growing sweet Potatoes Slips + New Varieties + More Seed Starting

Last year at Locust Grove Heritable Vegetable Garden we planted six (6) varieties of sweet potatoes – Purple, Ginseng Red, Garrens Red & White, Ivis White Cream, Jersey Yellow and Georgia Jet. This past week I started all 6 varieties … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 20, 2017 – Seed Starting + Container Garlic

Happy First Day of Spring! I am back!!!!! My hip, knee and lower back pains are pretty much gone. I am now able to walk at a good pace, go up and down stairs in a normal way and pick … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 31, 2016 + Peanuts Harvest & Boil at Locust Grove

We had snow, our first snow of the season! Although the ground was all white, that scene did not last long as the snow turned to freezing rain followed with just rain and that washed away all the ice and … Continue reading

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