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Harvest Monday, July 17, 2017 – Containers Harvest

Container garlic ready for harvest. Pulled all the container garlic. After removing much of the soil all the plants were bundled together and are hanging in the shed to cure. Notice how much smaller the head of garlic on the … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 19, 2015 – First Frost & Hard Freeze + Putting Container Fig Tree to Bed

Frost and hard freeze was predicted for the weekend so the week was spend taking care of all the cold sensitive plants. Woke up to 25°F yesterday (Sunday) morning and 23°F this morning even had a few flurries yesterday. So … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 6, 2015 – Bolted Radicchio + Container Little Finger Carrots

Quite a few of my radicchio have bolted which I believe is weather related. (If I remember correctly we had an unusual weather pattern earlier this year.) It could also be because I started my seeds too early. Spring was … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 28, 2013 + Chicory (Radicchio) + Broken Promise

Earlier in the week, frost was predicted. Quickly went to the garden and harvested the last of the red amaranth and callaloo (they would not survive a frost). Was surprised to find there was enough for more than one meal. … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 23, 2013 + Saving Amaranth Seeds

Not much harvest as the garden is slowing down but still enough for the weekly needs plus extras to share with friends. Harvest my first leek and parsnip. Was curious to see how the leek and parsnip are doing underground so pulled one … Continue reading

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