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Harvest Monday, October 31, 2016 + Peanuts Harvest & Boil at Locust Grove

We had snow, our first snow of the season! Although the ground was all white, that scene did not last long as the snow turned to freezing rain followed with just rain and that washed away all the ice and … Continue reading

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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

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Harvest Monday, September 28, 2015 – Fall Harvest from the Garden & Containers

Last of the figs. It seems like just the other day when I wrote about bringing my container grown fig tree out from winter storage and hardening it off.  Today I am showing photo of the last figs for the … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 15, 2015 – A Few Garden First Harvests

Am gradually retiring my window boxes and containers for the summer as my garden is finally producing and the harvests are very promising. Planting only Peppermint Swiss Chard this season, love the color of the stems, so pretty and cheerful … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 28, 2014, Peppermint Swiss Chard + Carrots Experiment

My new favorite Swiss chard – peppermint. So pretty! Love the stripes! Swiss Chard – Peppermint Taste the same as other variety of Swiss chard Stripes remain after cooking I stir-fried the Swiss chard stems (saving the leaves for other purpose) … Continue reading

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