Category Archives: Garden pests

Harvest Monday, August 21, 2017 – All Firsts

Had many first these past 2 weeks. The stars are Container Figs and Blackberries. The above is one day’s harvest from my one container plant. Figs are extra large this year. At the end of last year my kids helped … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, November 9, 2015 – Container Snow Peas + Herbs + Overwintering Experiment

Last week was a wonderfully gorgeous and delightful summer-like week, in the 70’s. Cooled down a bit over the weekend and woke up to a frosty 29°F this morning but not complaining. Took advantage and got quite a lot of … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 19, 2015 – First Frost & Hard Freeze + Putting Container Fig Tree to Bed

Frost and hard freeze was predicted for the weekend so the week was spend taking care of all the cold sensitive plants. Woke up to 25°F yesterday (Sunday) morning and 23°F this morning even had a few flurries yesterday. So … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 10, 2015 – Weekly Harvests + Containers Update + Woodchuck Damage

Had a few first this past week. Red Noodle Long Beans made an appearance, the green Chinese Long Beans should be following this week. Tohya Soybeans pods were full and plump, ready for harvest. Cut all the plants at soil … 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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