Category Archives: beets

2011 Garden Reflections: Root Vegetables

As I look back on this second year in this garden, some of last year’s successes were repeated, others were not. Some of last year’s failures were corrected, others were not. Here are a few reflections. You can read last … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday 10/31/11

Most of the harvests this week were greens. Some chard and sorrel, Some kale And a basket of odds and ends before we got more snow on Saturday. We got 5 to 6 inches. Chard, carrots, a few beets, greens … Continue reading

Posted in beets, carrots, Chickens, greens, harvest, kale, leeks, raspberries, swiss chard | 20 Comments

Harvest Monday 10/10/11

My one and only harvest of beets this year, totaling 1 lb. Has anyone had trouble with beets or chard following onions? Neither did well this year in the row the onions were in last year. Hard frost was forecast … Continue reading

Posted in beets, Fall, Garden, green beans, harvest, peppers, potatoes, tomatillos | 6 Comments

June Garden Update: Part 1

It’s early June and time for an overview of what’s happening in the garden. We’ll start at the front with Bed 1 and make our way back. You can click on any photo to view a larger version. Bed 1 … Continue reading

Posted in artichoke, beets, carrots, cold frame, eggplant, Garden, garlic, greens, hoop house, leeks, lettuce, onions, peppers, potatoes, summer squash, tomatillos, winter squash | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Mid- May Garden

The past week was sunny and warm and allowed me to get the rest of the garden ready for planting. I spread compost and I turned over the rye grass. I didn’t transplant anything but I did direct seed a … Continue reading

Posted in artichoke, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, carrots, cold frame, Garden, garlic, greens, lettuce, peas, planting, potatoes, raspberries, rhubarb, tomatoes | 5 Comments