Category Archives: fava beans

First Tomato!

On Saturday I picked the first tomato! It was a sungold cherry, from one of the plants that was transplanted with protection in early May. Also this week, the first of the Fava Beans And lots of chamomile. See other … Continue reading

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The Garden is in!

With the warm weather this past weekend and this week, I decided to go ahead and finish planting the garden. It took some work to get the last two beds prepared, I ended up using the lasagna garden method again. … Continue reading

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2011 Garden Reflections: Peas, Beans & Corn

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 part of my reflections. Previous posts were … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday 8/1/11

The harvests continue to broaden each week.  This week the new arrivals were red peppers, patty pan squash, swiss chard (finally!) , purple calabash tomatoes, and green beans. Here are photos of this week’s harvests. Monday I returned from a … Continue reading

Posted in broccoli, cucumbers, fava beans, garlic, green beans, harvest, lettuce, peas, peppers, potatoes, summer squash, swiss chard, tomatoes | 6 Comments

Harvest Monday 7/18/11

This week the harvests continued to broaden. Here are the harvest photos. Monday: Peas, Raspberries, Sungold Tomatoes & the last strawberry. Pea harvest has slowed down this week. Tuesday: Kale, chamomile, broccoli, peas, cucumbers & a test head of garlic. … Continue reading

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