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Harvest Monday, November 2, 2015 – Garden Survivors + Volunteers

Amazing how hardy many crops are, below are photos of survivors (of the many frosts and hard freeze for the past weeks) in my garden. Radicchio Hoping the above radicchio will form solid heads. The ones planted in May were … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 13, 2015 – Un-Retiring Window Boxes + Container Sweet Potatoes

Had a tiny empty area in my garden so decided to sprinkle a few Shanghai Bok Choy seeds and a few Napa Cabbage seeds next to each other in the spot figuring if the seeds germinate I will transplant them … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, September 22, 2014 – Smooth-skin Luffa + Lutz Beet + San Marzano Tomato + Asian Pear

Did not pull up the luffa plant as mentioned in my 9/15/14 post. Baby Smooth-skin Luffa Was getting ready to clip the luffa vines when I noticed 2 baby luffas that looked like they will grow to edible size so decided to leave … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 11, 2014 – Windowbox Gardening

This past week was a bountiful one. Early in the week: harvested Swiss chard, beets, red & green mustard, sweet potato leaves, romaine garnet rose lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Later in the week: harvested more chard, SP leaves, lettuce, Chinese chives, … 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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