Category Archives: Growing sweet potatoes

Harvest Monday, April 27 2015 – Walking Onion + Transplanting + Garlic & Ramp Update + Rooting Lemon Grass + Plant Sale

Surprised Harvest! While cleaning up my garden beds and turning over the soil, came upon a bed of carrots. They were planted too late last year and was not worth the effort to harvest. I never got around to putting … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 16, 2015 – More Indoor Seed Starting + Updates

This past week was a week of waiting. Waiting for the snow to disappear. Unfortunately my yard (front, sides and back) is still white. First day of spring is this Friday, March 20, only 4 days away, will all the … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 14, 2013 + Container Purple Sweet Potato Update

Decided it was time to dig in my containers purple sweet potatoes, and was also able to gather enough tender vines for a meal at the same time. These are from the 2 slips I planted in 18-inch diameter pots … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 7, 2013 – 4 Varieties of Sweet Potatoes + 1 Carrot on Steriod

This past week I was suffering from a case of garden fatigue and hardly set foot in the vegetable garden. Harvested some cilantro and cherry tomatoes for friends and neighbor and that was it. So, for today’s Harvest Monday, I … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 29, 2013 – Wacky Weather + Garden Update + Cooking Sweet Potato Vines

The week of July 15 was a major heatwave week in the Hudson Valley. Thursday, 7/18, was so HOT, Locust Grove, where I am a garden volunteer, cancelled the usual veggie garden work day. Fast forward to this past Thursday, 7/25, a week … Continue reading

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