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Harvest Monday, September 24, 2012 + Asian Pears & Sweet Potatoes Damage

This past week was not one of the better harvest weeks. Went to the garden carrying a basket to harvest some Asian pears and came face to face with the above sight (this is just a portion of what is on the ground). Also this sight on the … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, February 27, 2012 – An Update

On my Harvest Monday, February 13 posting, I posted about rooting sweet potato slips for Locust Grove Heritage Vegetable Garden. All four (4) sweet potatoes rooted. I potted them and will be taking them to Locust Grove’s greenhouse where I know … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, February 13, 2012 – Two (2) Must Have Seed Starting Tools

What did you think when you read the title????? Did those 2 items in the photo below enter your mind????? Yes, they are 2 indispensible seed starting tools every gardener should and must have. You probably already have those 2 items lying around … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, January 23, 2012 – Growing Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potato, Ipomo batatas, a member of the morning glory family, is easy to grow but requires a long frost free growing period and room for the vines to spread. If you have limited space consider the “bush” varieties, these have … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 31, 2011

October was coming to an end and still no hard frost, quite unusual, but snow shower was predicted for the area so Mary who is in charge of the Edible Landscape, Dutchess County Farm & Home Center, Rt. 44, Millbrook, … Continue reading

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