Category Archives: Vegetables

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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Tomatoes and more tomatoes

Our tomatoes really have started producing with a vengeance–they are extremely late this year, which is no surprise, but they certainly are making up for it in sheer volume. We’ve got a yellow tomato plant (Lemon Boy) that is particularly … Continue reading

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The harvest continues. . .

We’ve been picking beans and tomatoes at our house like crazy.  Last night my mom and my aunt were over for a glass of wine on the deck, and they actually helped me pick my beans again–they’ve needed picking just … Continue reading

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Vegetable update

I realized I never gave an update on what I did with the available space in my vegetable garden this weekend. I looked at quite a few different places in town and was just starting to think I would never … Continue reading

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Trying something new

I haven’t done it yet. But it’s in my weekend plans. My lettuce has bolted, big-time.  It’s bitter and tough.  I can’t really complain, because we got quite a bit of it in the first month or two of summer, … Continue reading

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