Category Archives: New York

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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Harvest Monday, July 20, 2015 – Fruits + Contaianer Blue Potatoes + Duganski Garlic

First raspberries harvest. Finally, a raspberry harvest! Yep, this year I got to the berries before the birds. ∗ ∗ ∗ This is going to be a good Asian pear year, lots of fruits on the tree but not over … Continue reading

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10th Annual David Hill Memorial Locust Grove Car Show

The 10th Annual David Hill Memorial Locust Grove Car Show was held on Sunday, July 12, 2015 on the beautiful grounds of Locust Grove, home of the Samuel Morse Historic Site in Poughkeepsie, New York. More than 270 vintage cars … Continue reading

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