Category Archives: window box gardening

Harvest Monday, May 8, 2017 – Container Fig, Lettuce & Kale

The weather prediction for the week of April 24 was pretty warm for that time of year so I decided to take a chance and wheeled the container fig tree out of the garage and onto the driveway on April … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 10, 2016 + Growing Garlic in Container

Last of the fall crop of container grown Purple Kolibri Kohlrabi (seeds were sown 7/9/16). The above kohlrabi were grown in window box. They did much better than the ones grown in the garden. From now on I am going … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 19, 2016 + Some Firsts & Some Lasts

Harvested my first Purple Vienna Kohlrabi, well plus another small one that’s heart shaped. At the moment both are sitting in the fridge. Also dug up 4 Purple Sweet Potatoes, another first. I noticed they were partially exposed so decided … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 15, 2016 – Chinese Long Beans + Containers Harvest

Decided to heed doctor’s advice: no digging in the garden, no heavy lifting and to avoid bending (this is easier said than done). Except for harvesting the beans on the trellis and watering (those are stand up chores), for the … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 25, 2016 – Beet Experiment Update + Transplanting & Bumping Up Seedlings + Container Daikon

A harvest first for the season: Tri-color Amaranth. The amaranth went from the garden to the wok in less than an hour. Because it was so fresh and tender, after washing, I cut all into bite-sized lengths and simply sauteed … Continue reading

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