Tag Archives: radishes

7.7.14 French Valentines and Cherry Belles

“Find a bit of beauty in the world today. Share it. If you can’t find it, create it. Some days this may be hard to do. Persevere.” — Lisa Bonchek Adams We will be taking a breather from our weekly postings … Continue reading

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5.26.14 All the leaves were calling me

I meant to do my work today — But a brown bird sang in the apple tree, And a butterfly flitted across the field, And all the leaves were calling me. — Richard Le Gallienne Traditionally, we hold off much … Continue reading

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10.28.13 Awaiting First Frost

With the forecast of frost, we’ve been conducting vegetable triage, sorting which will survive and which need immediate attention. Like eggplant and tomatoes, peppers are frost-sensitive (31° – 34°F), and we harvested a mix of red and green Shishitos.   … Continue reading

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10.7.13 Picky Eaters

There’s very little worse than coming into the garden and finding that deer have been foraging around. The garden gate was left open overnight and, by the looks of things, they took full advantage of the opportunity. After a quick … Continue reading

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9.23.13 Radishes

September’s schedule was crammed full of appointments, trips, and events, and as much preserving as could be fit in between. Meanwhile, there was not near enough attention paid to the garden as it deserves. Somehow, though, we ended up with … Continue reading

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7.30.13 Garden Bouquets

Vegetables are trickling in, beginning with carrot thinnings… …a mixed bouquet of radishes… …joined by the first of the cucumbers… …and summer squash, and the last of the peas. Harvesting this week: Salad greens, kale, chard, peas, favas, cucumbers, summer … Continue reading

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7.15.13 Agretti, Invaders, and Other People’s Harvests

This is the second time around with the radishes and agretti. The early spring plantings of both failed to thrive, and were replanted with enough success to be included in this week’s harvest. To get beyond the low germination rate, … Continue reading

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