Category Archives: swiss chard


Tonight’s harvest. The garden got away from me in July, full of weeds, crab grass etc. The squash bugs killed my pumpkin plants. I’m slowly reclaiming the rows and finding harvests along the way. My early planted tomatoes are producing, … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Eating the Harvest, Food & Recipes, harvest, swiss chard, tomatoes | 2 Comments

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 9/26/11

Though temperatures have been above normal for the past week, the garden is getting less sun and slowing down. The tomato vines were affected by frost two weeks ago and the green tomatoes were falling off the vines. So I … Continue reading

Posted in greens, harvest, leeks, pumpkins, raspberries, summer squash, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, winter squash | 3 Comments

Harvest Monday: 8/29/11

At the beginning of the week I harvested my yellow onions. I’m pleased with the size of these. They’re bigger than last year’s onions from sets. They were outside in the sun for a day or two, then went into … Continue reading

Posted in corn, dried beans, garlic, greens, harvest, onions, summer squash, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes | 8 Comments

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