Category Archives: Gardening

Harvest Monday, August 1, 2016 – Garlic, Potatoes & Onions + Chinese Long Beans

Finally got rain (really rained not just a sprinkle) this past weekend and more rain today in the forecast. Grounds getting a good soaking. Plants are happy and the brown patches on my lawn should, hopefully, disappear this week. Dug … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 25, 2016 – Beet Experiment Update + Transplanting & Bumping Up Seedlings + Container Daikon

A harvest first for the season: Tri-color Amaranth. The amaranth went from the garden to the wok in less than an hour. Because it was so fresh and tender, after washing, I cut all into bite-sized lengths and simply sauteed … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 18, 2016 – Container Garlic & Ginger Update + Starting Fall Seedlings

There were only 2 – 3 green leaves left on each of the container (foam ice chest) grown German Red garlic plants (all the others turned brown) indicating they are ready to harvest. Very carefully dug up all 11 plants. … 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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Harvest Monday, June20, 2016 – Beets & Carrots Experiment + Garlic Scape

Window box Early Wonder Beets grew quite a bit since my June 6 post in which I wondered  if I harvested some of the leaves will the beet roots be affected. This past week I decided to harvest about 50% … Continue reading

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