Category Archives: Vegetables

Veggie spaghetti

If you read my blog on Wednesday, you saw my beautiful mushrooms. (If not, just scroll down.) My plan was to chop them, fry them in butter, and eat them on steak.  But the days this week have just been … Continue reading

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And the produce just keeps coming

I’m not complaining, believe me. But I am starting to wonder if I’m crazy. I just can’t turn down produce. We got our CSA on Tuesday; it was corn, beans, zucchini, cucumber, broccoli, potatoes, and onions. Then a friend from … Continue reading

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The straw trick

Since my post about the diaper “trick” was so well-received, I thought I’d share another little oddity that I do every spring. Let me start with just a bit of history. One year, we had to replant our tomatoes and … Continue reading

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The taters are restless

We didn’t grow potatoes last year.  Once I realized I hadn’t gotten any potatoes for planting, I was kind of disappointed–I was sort of thinking I would probably grow some.  But at that point, the vegetable garden was already pretty full. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin planning

I mentioned a while ago that I’ve already got most of the seeds for my vegetable garden this year–I decided to go simple and just fill the whole thing with potatoes and pumpkins. We had a bit of a problem … Continue reading

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Final harvest completed

We went out to Bluebird Gardens on Saturday morning, bright and early (why is it that every day I don’t have to get up early for work, I seem to think of another reason why I have to get up … Continue reading

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The last harvest

It’s the last harvest event of the year.  We belong to the Bluebird Gardens CSA, and we just got our last weekly box of vegetables a few days ago. It was a wonderful mix of turnips, kohlrabi, squash and pumpkins, … Continue reading

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Turnip trials

My Master Gardener seed trial results are due today, so, in the spirit of not ever being prepared (at least it feels that way sometimes), I dug, counted, measured, and then taste-tested six varieties of turnips last night. It’s certainly … Continue reading

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The veggies are still coming

I was out picking veggies last night (seems like a common theme lately). I got a few beans, but really they are starting to succumb to rust and most of the ones that are left on the plants at this point … Continue reading

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Veggie update

Yesterday the minute I was home from work and changed into yard clothes, I was out in the garden picking beans. I picked green beans and purple beans–they both seem to be continuing to produce without any pause. And, although … Continue reading

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