Category Archives: Husdon Valley

Harvest Monday, April 24, 2017 – Comparing Transplanted Seedlings

At the end of March I transplanted some of the kale and Swiss chard seedlings I started during January and February into foam ice chest and left them outdoor (unprotected). I knew it was way too early for the Hudson … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 20, 2017 – Seed Starting + Container Garlic

Happy First Day of Spring! I am back!!!!! My hip, knee and lower back pains are pretty much gone. I am now able to walk at a good pace, go up and down stairs in a normal way and pick … Continue reading

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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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