Category Archives: New York

Harvest Monday, October 24, 2016 – Containers Sweet Potatoes: Okinawan & Ginseng Red

RAIN, finally. Rained Friday and Saturday, on and off (mostly on) softly and steadily, not enough to end the drought but good enough to give the grounds a decent soaking. Lawn looks greener already, trees, shrubs and annuals are happy … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 22, 2016 – Container Ginger Update + More Container Harvest

Am planting 2 different varieties of ginger in containers for comparison. In the photo below: The ginger plant on the left is from rhizome (root) I purchased from the local health food store, it was very skinny, about the size … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, February 29, 2016 – Container Ginger + Seeds Starting

Few years ago I experimented with growing ginger using ginger rhizome I purchased from the health food store. It grew but the yield was poor, decided it was not possible to grow ginger in the Hudson Valley due to our … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, January 11, 2016 – Container Gardening Update

Decided to bring in the last of my 2 Bronze Mignonette Lettuce. Harvested most of the window boxes grown Bronze Mignonette Lettuce on 12/29/15 as they were showing signs of bolting (they went home with my daughter and I forgot … Continue reading

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“A Charlie Brown Christmas” Holiday Windows at Macy’s

Happy New Year! Hope you enjoy the following photos of NYC Macy’s Holiday Windows They are sure to put smiles on your face A wonderful start to a very happy and hopefully peaceful 2016 ∗ ∗ ∗   ∗ ∗ … Continue reading

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