Category Archives: greens


This harvest looks remarkably the same as the last one. Some greens are starting to bolt so we’re enjoying the flowering parts of them too. Harvests this year: 10 oz. Linking to Daphne’s Dandelions.

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First Harvest

Here’s my first harvest of 2013. The slow start to spring means that it has taken a while for the greens in the cold frame and hoop frame to begin to size up again.  The sorrel has just sprouted as … Continue reading

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Last Harvests of 2012

Snow has come to the garden and these are the lasts harvest of the year. Our brussels sprouts plants were small this year and produced small sprouts. The last of the lacinato kale. It doesn’t do well with the very … Continue reading

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December Harvest

While the temperatures were above freezing yesterday I went out to harvest more greens from the cold frame and hoop frame. We enjoyed having a good mix of greens washed and ready for salads at dinner in the fridge the … Continue reading

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Preserving Kale

Last winter when the bitter cold weather hit and we had no snow cover, the kale became burned by the cold and inedible. One small plant overwintered under the hoop frame to provide us with kale again in the spring, … Continue reading

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