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Harvest Monday, November 12, 2012

Woke up to snow covered grounds Thursday, 11/8, morning. We got off lightly from winter storm Athena, about 3 inches and no outage. Was hoping my neighbour’s kids would bring me some leaves so I could mulch my root crops before … Continue reading

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Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes)

Kohlrabi, a member of the brassicaceae (cabbage) family, looks like a turnip growing above ground with leaves sprouting from its side. It actually is the enlarged portion of the stem. First grown in Europe around 1500 and introduced to America around 1800. Growing: Plant … 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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Harvest Mondays, March 26, 2012

My Asian pear in bloom. Direct sowed sugar snap peas (24 feet) and regular peas (5 feet). All these seeds were a few years old so I soaked them for 24 hours before planting, will see how well they germinate. … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market

I knew about Rhinebeck Summer Farmers’ Market but it was only recently that I learned that there is also a winter market. Of course I had to visit, after all it is practically in my backyard. Sure glad I did. Though small there … Continue reading

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