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Harvard University’s Glass Flowers Collection – Fruits

The glass fruits ◊  ◊  ◊ Mango Mango Flower (enlarged) & Mango Mango Flowers & Leaves Mango Flowers To learn more about mango click here and here ◊  ◊  ◊ Cashew Cashew, Leaves & Flowers Cashew To learn more about cashew … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 9, 2013 – Last Black Soybeans Update + Figs

In my Harvest Monday, August 19, 2013 post I mentioned that next year I will plant 2 different varieties of vegetable soybeans (a black and a green) to make side-by-side comparison for taste and texture at the young soybeans stage. I … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 2, 2013 – Container Peas Shoots & ‘A’ Choy + A Garden Salad

In an earlier post I mentioned growing peas in windowbox for pea shoots. All the peas germinated and were growing well. My mistake was waiting too long to harvest the shoots. Peas plants At this stage, only the tips were … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 26, 2013 – First Figs + First Asian Pears

My fig tree sits in a huge container on my driveway. Making it very convenient for me to check for ripe figs on my way to get the morning newspaper (this has been my routine for the past few weeks). Picked my first fig … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 6, 2012 – Figs, Potatoes & Harvest Update

Fig tree is exceptionally prolific this year. There is a fig at the base of nearly every leaf and the figs are much larger than previous years. (The fig on the right in the above photo will droop when it is ready for harvest.) I … Continue reading

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