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6.3.13 Beneficial Procrastination

Touring other’s gardens online, we see that we’re woefully behind in our own. We’ve flats of seedlings to get into the garden, while the overwintered plants have yet to be pulled up. Several weeks ago, we’d harvested what we thought … Continue reading

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5.6.13 Asparagus, Spring Onions and Chard

Enough of the asparagus has finally made it’s way up to warrant harvesting. Along the way, we picked some of the over-wintered Fordhook chard, a handful of spring onions ( chives, walking onion, and garlic chives), and a couple of … Continue reading

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4.15.13 Spring Ramps + Overwintered Greens

We are beyond excited to find our planting of ramps finally making an appearance. With very little else on the scene, they aren’t shy about calling attention to themselves.  We found two small patches, both planted last April from ramps … Continue reading

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3.6.13 March greens

We took advantage of the spring-like day to wash the windows of many storms worth of saltspray, and take a peek under the row covers. It’s been a month since when we last checked, and there’s a noticeable difference in revived … Continue reading

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2.4.13 Under cover: winter greens and chicories

It’s been a month since our year-end harvest and, with a run of subzero days, we didn’t know what to expect when we went to check on the garden beds. We pulled back the row covers with trepidation, what rotten mess would we … Continue reading

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12.31.12 Harvest for the New Year

After days of veering between rain and sleet, we’ve finally settled into some snow. The garden’s made it through the end of the year, the sunny day giving us the chance for one last harvest before the cold overcomes it. … Continue reading

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12.3.12 Early December Harvest: Celeriac, leeks, carrots, and greens

The garden trug sits by the back door, mostly unused as of late. With an inch of snowfall this past week-end, we considered bringing it in and retiring it for the season. Monday, though, brought a bounce in the weather, … Continue reading

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