Tag Archives: garlic

Harvest Monday, April 15, 2013 – Garlic Storage Update

In my 6/8/12 post, I mentioned some gardeners believe the garlic bulbs will store better and longer if the scapes are not removed. Decided to do an observation. Below is the result when I checked the garlic yesterday. Left, garlic scape was not … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 16, 2012

My first broccoli for the season. Should have been picked a few days ago but I was out-of-town. Not the best time of year for a gardener to take vacation, but it is the best time for my kids (kids … Continue reading

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My 100 Posts – Garlic, Garlic Green, Garlic Scapes & Garlic Bulbil

Left, hardneck garlic, right, softneck garlic (click on photo to enlarge) Garlic, Allium sativum, is a species in the onion genus, Allium Hardneck varieties, Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon, has a stiff central stem surrounded by a single ring of cloves. … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 25, 2012

Chinese (garlic) chives flowers. Both the stems and the flower buds are used in cooking. Picked snow peas, total weight for the week: 1¾ pounds. Snow peas doing very well this year. Not so with sugar snap, the seeds germinated and then the … Continue reading

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Dutchess County Sheep & Wool Festival, Sat. & Sun.,October 15-16, 2011

Got to love these faces! It was 2 glorious and hectic autumn days at the Dutchess County Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY. http://www.sheepandwool.com So much to see and do – the animals, the fiber, the crafts. There were … Continue reading

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