Tag Archives: Chinese long beans

Harvest Monday June 13, 2016 – First Harvests

First Peppermint Swiss Chard for the season The Peppermint Swiss Chard was so fresh and tender I just did a simple saute in garlic and ginger infused oil, S&P to taste, garnished with dried cranberries and toasted pine nuts, served … Continue reading

Posted in Container gardening, Gardening, Harvest Monday, Uncategorized, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Harvest Monday, October 19, 2015 – First Frost & Hard Freeze + Putting Container Fig Tree to Bed

Frost and hard freeze was predicted for the weekend so the week was spend taking care of all the cold sensitive plants. Woke up to 25°F yesterday (Sunday) morning and 23°F this morning even had a few flurries yesterday. So … Continue reading

Posted in Container gardening, Garden pests, Harvest Monday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

Harvest Monday, August 17, 2015 – Figs + Harvests (Collard, Beets, Chinese Long Beans, Radicchio)

Harvested first figs this past week. Picked 10 figs, 5 did not make it into the photo, the above 5 disappeared as soon as photo was taken. One of the fig question I am frequently asked is: How do I … Continue reading

Posted in Container gardening, Cooking, Fruits, Gardening, Harvest Monday, Heritage vegetable garden, Locust Grove | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 52 Comments

Harvest Monday, June 1, 2015 – Garden Updates

Not a bad harvest week. The Ruby Streak Mustard was showing signs of bolting so cut all the plants (2 leaves above the ground to see if the plant will send out side shoots). We have been experiencing above average … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Flowers, Gardening, Harvest Monday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

Harvest Monday, May 25, 2015 – More Window Box Harvest + Soy Beans Seedlings + Chinese Long Beans Seedlings

More Window box harvest. Johnny’s Happy Rich (F1) broccoli is a cross between broccoli and gailan (Chinese broccoli). Looks like miniature head of broccoli but has more of a gailan flavor. The entire stalk (stem, leaves and flower) is edible. … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Gardening, Harvest Monday, Vegetables, window box gardening | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 53 Comments