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Harvest Monday, September 19, 2016 + Some Firsts & Some Lasts

Harvested my first Purple Vienna Kohlrabi, well plus another small one that’s heart shaped. At the moment both are sitting in the fridge. Also dug up 4 Purple Sweet Potatoes, another first. I noticed they were partially exposed so decided … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 1, 2016 – Garlic, Potatoes & Onions + Chinese Long Beans

Finally got rain (really rained not just a sprinkle) this past weekend and more rain today in the forecast. Grounds getting a good soaking. Plants are happy and the brown patches on my lawn should, hopefully, disappear this week. Dug … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 26, 2015 – Purple & Okinawan Sweet Potatoes + Planting Garlic + Best Method to Peel Garlic + Goji Berry

Did dig in my Purple Sweet Potatoes and Okinawan Sweet Potatoes before the frost and hard freeze but did not post last Monday because I had no photos. As the photo of the Purple SP below illustrates my harvest consists … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 27 2015 – Walking Onion + Transplanting + Garlic & Ramp Update + Rooting Lemon Grass + Plant Sale

Surprised Harvest! While cleaning up my garden beds and turning over the soil, came upon a bed of carrots. They were planted too late last year and was not worth the effort to harvest. I never got around to putting … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 20, 2015 – Growing Potatoes & Sweet Potatoes in Containers + Garden Overwintered Root Crops

My daughter, Kathy, grew vegetables for the first time last year and had bountiful harvest. So pleased with her success she is enthusiastically looking forward to this new gardening season even installed grow lights and started some veggies and flowers … Continue reading

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