Category Archives: Garden pests

Harvest Monday, September 29, 2014 – Windowbox Spinach + Chicory (Radicchio) + Ramp Update

Garden harvest is slowing down but garden work is not. There is fall cleaning which I started but haven’t gotten much accomplished. Hoping to get most, if not all, completed before it gets too cold and/or the ground is frozen. Also need to … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 21, 2013 + Trombonino Squash & “A” Choy Update + Importance of Proper Spacing

Decided it was time to bring in all my tromboncino squashes. Night time temp is dropping to the 30’s, even though there are still a few baby squashes on the plant, I doubt they will get large enough to be bothered … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 17, 2013

This past week has been a very wet and cool week. The heat loving plants (tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, Chinese long beans, etc.) in my garden are at a standstill. Lost 30% of my okras plants and may lose a few more. The slugs, however, … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Critters

The protective knee-hi’s  (click on link and scroll down) I have the eggplants sporting really provoked the critters. Went to the garden yesterday (Tuesday) morning and this is what I saw. The critters chewed at the base of about ½ of my Chinese … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 4, 2012 – Ginger and Garden Update

Giant red mustard flowers Harvested more giant red mustard, weight 4½ pounds. Gave some to my sister. Cleaned and  blanched the remainder. Packaged and froze for future use. The mustard is very happy in that section of the garden so am  allowing one plant to flower … Continue reading

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