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Shades of Green

The cabbage family plants in garden bed number three (Chinese (napa) cabbage, pak choi, radish, kale, turnip, and assorted greens) come in many different shades of green, plus the purple of one variety of pak choi and the red of … Continue reading

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Beans, Cabbage, Eggplant, Tomatoes, Blackberries, and Peppers

It’s August now, so we’re entering the peak vegetable harvest time.  Today, we picked beans, pak choi cabbage, eggplant, tomatoes, and blackberries. The beans are from all three varieties of pole beans:  ‘Kentucky blue,’ ’emerite,’ and ‘rattlesnake.’  There are 3 lb. … Continue reading

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Cabbage Patch “Weeds” & Pollinators

We have been harvesting and eating cabbage for over a month.  We still have several cabbages growing in the first garden bed.  The cauliflower plants haven’t started making heads yet, but the kale is growing well.  We’ll eat kale in the fall; … Continue reading

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Transplanting Kale, Cabbages, & Cauliflower

Yesterday afternoon, I transplanted my kale, Asian cabbage, and cauliflower seedlings into garden bed number one, in the same way as I transplanted cabbages last year.  I had planted them on April 8th and moved them to the cold frame on May … Continue reading

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Planting, Finally!

Off to a very late start compared to last year.  In fact, I had already planted peas outside by this time last year.  Although the snow is gone, the rain has left the garden too soggy to work the soil, and … Continue reading

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Fall Garden Update

Last night (September 29th), I watered garden bed number four, which was dry.  The other garden beds have a little moisture but will probably need water in a couple of days. At the end of July, I began planting more … Continue reading

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Cabbage Seedlings

The cabbage family seeds that we planted on Friday, August 16th are coming up.  This is brisk green pak choi in the photo, but the purple pak choi, cherry belle radishes, starbor kale, and snow queen cauliflower are all sprouting … Continue reading

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Planting 12: Kale, Cauliflower, Radish, Pak Choi, Lettuce

Continuing the fall planting theme, tonight my daughter helped me plant more cool weather crops.  I hope that the weather will stay warm long enough for these to grow, but that it’ll be cool enough that they will grow well. … Continue reading

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Cabbage, Radish & Lettuce

Although it has been cooler recently, the hot weather that we experienced earlier apparently prompted some of the cabbage family plants to produce flowers.  We first noticed this problem a few weeks ago.  Now, the pak choi cabbages have flower … Continue reading

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Thinning Cabbages and Weeding

When I transplanted the pak choi and asian cabbages, all but one of the peat pots had two plants growing in them.  They’ve grown too large to coexist, so today I removed the smaller cabbage of each pair.  I’ve just … Continue reading

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