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Northeast Gardening: What are you eating from your garden right now?

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AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

April 17, 2012
6:02 AM

Post #9085818

Please share what you are eating from your garden.

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

April 17, 2012
2:54 PM

Post #9086531

I have nothing except mustard greens, & they already are flowering...asparagus will be soon...rhubarb after that...

gardenmart

gardenmart
Saugus, MA
(Zone 6b)

April 17, 2012
7:28 PM

Post #9086907

I planted some leaf lettuce and radicchio plants in two large pots. They have been in nearly 3 weeks and I am about to start harvesting the lettuce, 'Red Sails'.
Martha
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2012
11:28 AM

Post #9087636

Nothing yet, but lettuces are coming along as are the peas.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

April 18, 2012
1:06 PM

Post #9087787

Can't believe how fast the asparagus came up! Several stalks can be picked...

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

April 18, 2012
1:57 PM

Post #9087869

hanging my head in shame I have nothing edible right now...I really need to plant some veggies

gardenmart

gardenmart
Saugus, MA
(Zone 6b)

May 7, 2012
5:21 AM

Post #9113648

Lettuce and radicchio. Only things I have planted at the moment. I have just come down after wrangling two flower shows and the weather has been awful, cold and drizzly here for a couple of weeks. I want to get some peas in and mesclun also.
Martha.

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

May 7, 2012
6:28 AM

Post #9113747

Lettuce from my neighbor, does that count?
He gave me enough to fill my sink...the best lettuce I ever had

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 7, 2012
3:51 PM

Post #9114520

Only eating my asparagus...
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

May 8, 2012
7:01 PM

Post #9116467

Lettuce from you neighbor's yard DOES count as I count the food from MY neighbor's yard.

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

May 8, 2012
7:49 PM

Post #9116550

Works like a co-op for you Memory

DonnieBrook

DonnieBrook
Southwest , NH
(Zone 5b)

May 10, 2012
2:20 PM

Post #9118854

When do you cut rhubarb? I've never done it before, but want to make Hank a strawberry rhubarb pie for his birthday. It's his favorite! I should have asparagus soon. Yum!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2012
3:05 PM

Post #9118911

Mine, too. Hint hint. ;)

There are pea pods, now they need to fill out.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 10, 2012
4:13 PM

Post #9118987

The rhubarb stalks should be fairly large, otherwise they'll be stringy...lucky Hank!
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

May 11, 2012
1:41 PM

Post #9120065

Re: rhubarb - I always cut it in the Fall - which is wrong, but the stalks are large by then. Added two more rhubarb plants last year but the stalks look spindly so I guess I won't cut them this year.

Picked baby plants that looked edible for a salad this morning. The baby mustards were spicy! I love spicy greens! Found a rogue lettuce that must have self-seeded from last year. I hope there are more of them!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 11, 2012
4:28 PM

Post #9120247

Lucky you, Memory! I planted the rhubarb last year, & my stalks are too thin as well...

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

May 11, 2012
8:13 PM

Post #9120488

Farmer's market down the road from me is now open!! YAY!!! they do hothouse tomatoes, the BEST tasting tomatoes I've ever had!!!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 12, 2012
6:14 AM

Post #9120763

There's a farm near my art class that does the greenhouse toms...I agree...they are good...
rothdavid
Altoona, PA
(Zone 6a)

May 13, 2012
4:45 PM

Post #9122450

Spinach, kale, leaf lettuce, radishes, green onion, bok choy.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

May 14, 2012
7:21 AM

Post #9123111

Over-winter leeks, Lamb's Quarters, Arrugla and mystery greens.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

May 19, 2012
5:21 PM

Post #9129906

Alpine strawberries.
Doug9345
Durhamville, NY
(Zone 5b)

May 20, 2012
5:40 AM

Post #9130291

I've eaten chives,basil I have growing in a pot, and Rhubarb. For DonnieBrook and anyone else that might not know you don't cut stacks, you pull on them sideways and they break off just below the ground. It's healthier for the plant. Hot weather slows them down.

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 20, 2012
6:50 AM

Post #9130402

Thanks for the tip!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 20, 2012
2:21 PM

Post #9130845

Just picked a few peas and put it near the one box of lettuce.

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 20, 2012
4:43 PM

Post #9130977

Wow...I got my peas in the day after St. Paddy's, & they're no where near ready!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 20, 2012
5:14 PM

Post #9131028

My goal was to plant them March 1 because of the nice weather early on, but didn't actually get them in til the 12th. If I want any crop of substance though I really need to plant more. I think back to my childhood and the awesome garden my folks had. I certainly didn't appreciate it then like I do now. I did NOT like to weed. I was even known to 'weed' the spinach vigorously cuz I didn't like it. I remember my dad sitting at the kitchen table slicing green beans to make them into French style beans.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 21, 2012
6:25 AM

Post #9131630

It was my Grandma who had the huge garden...I loved picking her rhubarb...
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 22, 2012
9:23 AM

Post #9133471

The question today should be what am I NOT eating from my garden today. That would be some lettuce. The green leafy lettuce was as lush and full as the pic with the peas, but was in a different box. Here is what I saw this morning and the second pic shows the culprit. This happened overnight. AAACCCKKK!!!

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flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

May 22, 2012
9:35 AM

Post #9133494

:(
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

May 22, 2012
10:33 AM

Post #9133571

:(

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 22, 2012
11:30 AM

Post #9133636

Wow...what a hungry critter...
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 22, 2012
1:17 PM

Post #9133795

I know, right? There are probably more, but I couldn't see them. The other box seems fine. I need to go through it with a fine-tooth comb to check.
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 22, 2012
1:24 PM

Post #9133802

EEEK!!!!! He had friends. And I found a couple in the other box. NNNOOOOO!!!!!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 22, 2012
3:25 PM

Post #9133979

Oh, dear...
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 22, 2012
8:22 PM

Post #9134490

I had them up on the deck to keep away from bunnies, not thinking about other critters. Guess I should net them in the future. Not too anxious to see what tomorrow brings.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

May 24, 2012
4:16 PM

Post #9137125

What am I eating from my garden right now? Nothing. 1/2 planted. Jen 60 tomatoe plants. Last year 89 so I cut it by a 1/3 :-)
cathy166
Stamford, CT
(Zone 6b)

May 24, 2012
9:42 PM

Post #9137551

Eating crow. It has been raining on and off for the past two weeks.
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 25, 2012
5:24 AM

Post #9137752

Just picked a mess of peas. Why is it called that? Or is that just what my folks called it so I do too?

The rain has been skirting around us. Boohoo!! We can hear rumbles, but no drops. It is frustrating! It is pretty dry here.

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

May 27, 2012
4:49 PM

Post #9140891

Not from my garden but from the market

Biggest blueberry I've EVER seen, heart shaped strawberry

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 28, 2012
6:17 AM

Post #9141488

Can't wait until my son's blues are ready...also, love native strawberries, but not many places grow them anymore...
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 28, 2012
6:33 AM

Post #9141514

Hubby just brought home 2 quarts of strawberries from the farm market and they said 'use them right away'. This will be the last of them. So sad. Not a very long season this year. No rain to speak of, but very hot and humid lately. Plus one of the local growers that I frequent had his crop decimated by deer.

What critter would eat the tops out of tomatoes? Two of them were gone. Aaack!!!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 28, 2012
10:02 AM

Post #9141764

My little bed of beans royal burgundy and something else, I forget

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 28, 2012
4:36 PM

Post #9142328

Woodchucks?
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 28, 2012
4:38 PM

Post #9142329

Smeone today said birds could eat the top out of a tomato plant. I had never heard of that before.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 28, 2012
4:39 PM

Post #9142332

I would suspect squirrels before birds...
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

May 28, 2012
4:52 PM

Post #9142349

Squirrels? Never thought of that either.

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 30, 2012
2:45 PM

Post #9145190

I dont have edibles yet.I belong to Community Supported Agriculture,a friens and I split a half share.
In my garden I eat gnats.They are horrible this year.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

May 31, 2012
5:30 AM

Post #9145830

Oh, yeah...all over the place, mostly in my eyes! Can't believe my green beans are up so high this time of year...early garden for sure...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2012
3:46 AM

Post #9147239

I had a blackfly shut my eye closed last week. I want them all put in prision for physical abuse!

A load of "Sawdust" arrived last night. So I have work cut out for me. Repeat of last year? Not quite - 60 tomato plants not 89 :-)

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 1, 2012
6:02 AM

Post #9147353

Still a huge amount, Sherrie...lots of salsa...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2012
7:21 AM

Post #9147480

thinking about investing in a pressure cooker and canning spaghetti sauce. Salsa will be on the low end.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 1, 2012
7:46 AM

Post #9147516

Sherrie - You don't need a pressure cooker to can spaghetti sauce. All it takes is a water bath and I get them at tag sales for $10 or less. Food that is high acid - like tomatoes - are safe to just water bath. I think that Ball (as in canning jars) has a whole website with directions and recipies. The Ball Blue Book is the canning "bible".

The neighbor who taught me how to can sauce used to use the oven to can - he lived to 92 so that worked for him, but using the oven is not recommended.

Also, I buy the lids in bulk on eBay as they charge about $2 for 12 lids at the grocery. I have also picked up old, unused lids and rings at Tag Sales and even if they were old - they hardly ever failed.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2012
10:10 AM

Post #9147696

Here we go again. 1st pic last year. I belive it was Ash. This year its Cherry. Over on another thread I was warned not to do Sawdust as it would deplete the soil of Nitrogen. As you all know, it did not happen. If it did I surely wouldnt do it again.

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 1, 2012
2:06 PM

Post #9147986

Makes a nice neat garden! If you use a water bath to can tomato sauce, you can't have any meat in it...of course, you can add the meat when you're ready to make the spaghetti...
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

June 1, 2012
2:26 PM

Post #9148021

Very tidy, Schickenlady!!! Hoping you get oodles of maters to make your sauce.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 1, 2012
4:45 PM

Post #9148238

Tomatos can have a water bath. Once you start with meat etc. Nope. String Beans cant be water bathed.

Tired, used muscles I did not use or know I had. POOF

Night all, and I care for you all. Sherrie

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 2, 2012
6:34 AM

Post #9148750

Sherrie, I do pickled green beans, just like cukes...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 3, 2012
10:46 AM

Post #9150299

Regular green beans need a pressure cooker. I tried the bath and all 12 jars failed. I guess you can try bathing them longer and it might work but... I rather do it right and not have to worry.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 3, 2012
11:52 AM

Post #9150342

Yeah, no need to die from botulism! When I pickle them, I follow directions to a T...
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 7, 2012
1:32 PM

Post #9156008

Garlic scapes, lettuce, sorrel and nasturtium leaves.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 7, 2012
5:11 PM

Post #9156254

Nothing, but peas are almost ready...
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

June 7, 2012
6:34 PM

Post #9156347

My peas are finished. I really do need to plant more.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 10, 2012
8:19 AM

Post #9159104

My first raspberry. It was sooo good!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 10, 2012
2:15 PM

Post #9159459

My first picking of peas...yours sounds better, memory...
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

June 10, 2012
2:17 PM

Post #9159464

Enjoy those peas.

Raspberries. YUM
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 10, 2012
6:32 PM

Post #9159774

But I only got ONE!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

June 10, 2012
7:15 PM

Post #9159841

Oops! raspberry. Hopefully more are on their way to ripening. I see little blackberries on the ones you sent. Of course they will probably ripen while we are gone. During July.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 11, 2012
1:02 AM

Post #9160032

They might make more flowers so you will get some when you get back.

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

June 11, 2012
8:07 PM

Post #9161465

1st strawberry of the season, my daughter ate it!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

June 12, 2012
3:36 AM

Post #9161717

Lucky girl!

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

June 12, 2012
9:26 AM

Post #9162107

my pic didn't post

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 12, 2012
1:16 PM

Post #9162435

Not many places in CT where you can get native strawberries anymore...the farm near my art class lost all of theirs, won't have any til end of July...lost all their cherries as well...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 14, 2012
12:37 PM

Post #9165049

If only we could grow black cherries up here. My favorite fruit.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 15, 2012
6:53 AM

Post #9166029

Yellow ones are my favorites!
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 16, 2012
3:10 PM

Post #9167817

Stewing rhubarb.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 16, 2012
3:13 PM

Post #9167821

Basil in a salad

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 16, 2012
4:07 PM

Post #9167869

Dill in my beet salad tonight...
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 17, 2012
3:15 PM

Post #9169094

Service Berries - just a couple of them.

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

June 17, 2012
3:16 PM

Post #9169096

I have 3 pea pods
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 24, 2012
7:52 AM

Post #9178336

Got out kinda early and picked blueberries, a couple of goose berries, black and champagne currants, purslane and some basil.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 24, 2012
11:48 AM

Post #9178657

Still peas & dill...lettuce never matured...just faded away...I replanted...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 26, 2012
12:15 PM

Post #9182108

there's a groundhog/woodchuck eyeballing my veggie garden, that sleazy 1/2 rodent varment. grrrrrrr
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 26, 2012
12:38 PM

Post #9182157

OH NO THERE IS 2 & 1 IS FAT!

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

June 26, 2012
12:44 PM

Post #9182167

Uh oh!!!
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

June 26, 2012
2:28 PM

Post #9182319

get out the boys...Smith & Wesson" I belive in have a heart but not with 1/2 rodents. Working on getting in a responsible boy to run the boys.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 26, 2012
4:45 PM

Post #9182513

My niece's MIL had a chuck for a pet...took it in as a baby...think about the babies, Sherrie...they're too cute to kill!
ladyslipper8744
Monson, MA

June 27, 2012
3:53 AM

Post #9182972

Good Morning all, been eating lettuce (selfsowed from last year, I just bend over seed head), snow peas, parsley (waiting for butterflies, bent over seed head and have a great patch for them) blackberries, from plant to mouth, yummy!!
Met groundhogs eating my plants also, very tame, caught one in "haveaheart" and relocated, they like bananas!
Hopefully will catch other one, my neighbors will be glad to see them go also. Busy streets here and sure they will have an accident if left to roam.
Happy gardening all! :: ) =^.^=
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 27, 2012
5:46 AM

Post #9183067

Made a salad of three kinds of lettuce, lamb's quarters, purslane, basil, nasturtium, fennel and baby amaranth leaves. My co-workers call it "mowing the lawn" salad. LOL! (They should be so lucky!)

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 27, 2012
7:02 AM

Post #9183151

Very healthy!
Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

June 27, 2012
11:24 AM

Post #9183529

Being very pregnant and then giving birth this spring prevented me from any gardening at all. No weeding... nothing. My husband has done a decent job making it look ok out there but I see everything that needs to be done. My 6 week checkup is not until July 10th. Hopefully I can somewhat make up for it in the fall. Def. no veggies though :( I do have some perennial herbs I can use, oregano, chives, lemon thyme, english time. Unfortunately my parsley mostly died out for this year and hubby weed wacked the few plants that did come up thinking they were weeds. He did in all my blue penstemons too. :(

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

June 27, 2012
11:58 AM

Post #9183571

men, at least he tried to help with the weeds

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 27, 2012
4:44 PM

Post #9183874

Oh, no, not the penstemons! Fresh veggies you can always get at the farmer's markets...

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

June 28, 2012
2:59 PM

Post #9185178

not eating yet but soon
tomato and sweet pepper

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 28, 2012
6:01 PM

Post #9185423

I have a few, small green toms, but no peppers yet...
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

June 29, 2012
8:04 AM

Post #9186023

Took some mint in to decorate a fruit salad at work.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

June 29, 2012
2:59 PM

Post #9186622

I have orange mint this year that I like...
Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

June 30, 2012
7:10 AM

Post #9187270

Yes, they finally have a farmer's market near me. It's at my favorite nursery... so could be dangerous on the wallet.

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

June 30, 2012
6:19 PM

Post #9188091

lettace so far. DH is waiting for his peppers to ripen. I have tomatos forming, and lots of cucumber bloosoms

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 1, 2012
8:39 AM

Post #9188639

Yellow & green summer squash will be ready in a few days...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

July 1, 2012
3:41 PM

Post #9189027

Nothing. 1st we get heat and then the heat goes. Again and again. Lucky I have anything due to sawdust and nitrogen. I will post some pics - maybe
cathy166
Stamford, CT
(Zone 6b)

July 1, 2012
5:38 PM

Post #9189132

The only t hing I am eating is basil and some dill. Someone (or some thing) else has enjoyed my first semi-large green tomato. If I actually ate nasturtium in salads, we'd be very healthy by now.
Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

July 1, 2012
6:09 PM

Post #9189169

Is there anything I can start now?
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

July 2, 2012
5:51 AM

Post #9189608

Braised rutabega, turnip and your collard greens in with my chicken legs. Put the whole thing over bulger wheat - yummy!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 2, 2012
6:39 AM

Post #9189675

Yes, Meredith...lettuce, Chinese greens, green beans...

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

July 2, 2012
8:47 AM

Post #9189847

DH tried one of his mini chocolate peepers. didn't taste like chocolate at all.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 2, 2012
11:54 AM

Post #9190094

No, I think they just look like chocolate!

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

July 2, 2012
5:00 PM

Post #9190479

thanks. he did say it tasted like pepper. I'll pass along the info, RD.
Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

July 2, 2012
6:17 PM

Post #9190578

Thanks Robin, I will try to get the garden going then.. I do like lettuce and green beans. I'm going to look up chinese greens.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 3, 2012
6:21 AM

Post #9191026

There are many different kinds, Meredith...I bought bok choy to plant this week...
Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

July 3, 2012
4:38 PM

Post #9191830

Cool, thank you for the suggestions!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 4, 2012
3:04 AM

Post #9192334

Lettuce, swiss chard only take about 30-50 days so you could still grow them now. In August you could start broccoli, cauliflower ...cold weather crops.
My broccoli bolted in the heat last week so ill be planting it again next month.
Here's what the garden looks like now...will post a picture next month so we can watch the change. ^_^

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 4, 2012
6:23 AM

Post #9192468

Am still waiting on my squash...planted more green beans yesterday...
Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

July 4, 2012
6:23 PM

Post #9193279

That's a nice big garden! I need to move my daylilies that were supposed to be temporary out of my vegetable garden. Then I will have more room.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 7, 2012
4:51 PM

Post #9197038

Three varieties of summer squash are ready...

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Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

July 7, 2012
6:15 PM

Post #9197132

How do you like to prepare it?

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 8, 2012
6:31 AM

Post #9197559

One of the ways is...raw! Chop squash finely, add a cuke, tomatoes, red onion, and a vinegarette with chopped mint in it...very refreshing...also I cook the larger squash in veggie broth with any veggies I have on hand...green beans, carrots, onions...when cool, I puree it & serve either warm or cold...I also stir fry, & make zucchini pickles...and family & friends take home a lot!
Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

July 8, 2012
6:55 AM

Post #9197582

Wow those are all great ideas for me! Thanks. :)

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 8, 2012
12:32 PM

Post #9197906

You're welcome!
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

July 8, 2012
4:18 PM

Post #9198134

Lamb's Quarters and Elephant Garlic

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 9, 2012
4:47 PM

Post #9199531

Green beans!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 9, 2012
5:48 PM

Post #9199633

Green w/envy here. :)

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 10, 2012
6:04 AM

Post #9200089

Yours will soon be ready!
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

July 11, 2012
8:40 AM

Post #9201548

2 zucchinni's and more and more and more coming. Beet greens, ugh they are OK nuff said.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 11, 2012
12:03 PM

Post #9201761

Squash is good grilled with olive oil...

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 11, 2012
3:34 PM

Post #9201975

ignore the weeds as I have ... but thank you Memory.. I made Randy go pick me the one ripe one so far.. before the critters find them.. it was yummy!!!!

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AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

July 12, 2012
5:40 AM

Post #9202437

:) Mine get too much sun and they get a sun scald virus. They are still edible - just look strange. I have some shade cloth to put up but spend all my time watering instead! Will it EVER RAIN?

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 12, 2012
6:15 AM

Post #9202472

I know we went from drowning to nothing again this year... just crazy

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 12, 2012
10:29 AM

Post #9202789

We need rain bad

xenspirit

xenspirit
Woburn, MA
(Zone 6b)

July 12, 2012
11:25 AM

Post #9202836

We have zucchini squash, lettuce, green beans and bell peppers so far.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 12, 2012
4:04 PM

Post #9203123

My peppers are only blossoming...

xenspirit

xenspirit
Woburn, MA
(Zone 6b)

July 12, 2012
10:03 PM

Post #9203511

We also have pesky squirrels so I was happy to be able to pick the bell peppers without the squirrels getting them. I've been spreading this stinky pest deterrent around so maybe that did the trick. A couple of times I've even opened up the back door to find a squirrel bright eyed and perky right on top of my miniature greenhouse I have on the back stair. They dig in any container that has dirt in it. They expose the roots of the plants. I'm not sure what they are looking for... grubs maybe? I posted one picture on here of a piece of pizza they half way buried in one of the potted plants of basil I have sitting on the stair railing (haha). My partner actually found another piece of pizza buried in a potted plant this week. It's rather quirky of our squirrels. LOL. I don't have anything against squirrels, but I just hate them eating my produce that we spend so much time nurturing and cultivating for ourselves.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 13, 2012
6:25 AM

Post #9203675

They are awful around fruit trees!

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 13, 2012
6:00 PM

Post #9204362

not just you Xen... I have a few tubs around.. one in the back of my yard has lilies, and some annuals I planted in it this year.. the tub was dug up almost to the bottom.. glad the lilies bloomed already.. but hope they don't trash them.. I sprayed it heavy with liquid fence on the soil .. hopefully it will keep them away
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

July 15, 2012
6:23 AM

Post #9205694

Blackberries!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 15, 2012
8:37 AM

Post #9205829

Oh, yum...my favs!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 15, 2012
10:21 AM

Post #9205919

Blueberries , blackberries, raspberries and cucumbers!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

July 15, 2012
10:33 AM

Post #9205927

I went to the farmers' market out here yesterday. Sooo much fun and the veggies and fruits were soooo fresh and appetizing. The nurseries that had booths were well stocked. I was amazed that you could get 3 jms in 4"pots for $10. There was a jm maybe a bloodgood about 4' tall that was $15. I really didn't check out the varieties available cuz I didn't want to be tempted.

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 15, 2012
10:41 AM

Post #9205936

I really want to get to our farmers market.. if I could just remember to do it

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 15, 2012
12:12 PM

Post #9206034

Ours is OK, nothing special...love the ones I go to with my niece who lives near JoAnne...

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 15, 2012
1:28 PM

Post #9206152

Love our farmer's market, can find all the Polish and Russian goodies just like where I used to live
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

July 15, 2012
10:06 PM

Post #9206678

There were probably at least a hundred booths. It was very fun. I got a huge head of red leaf lettuce for $1.25. It filled a whole plastic shopping bag.

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 16, 2012
9:33 AM

Post #9207172

wow, good deal
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

July 16, 2012
10:41 AM

Post #9207281

I got it from the first booth I saw that had lettuce. Of course then I saw a bunch more, but they were all more expensive so I was very happy.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 17, 2012
8:14 AM

Post #9208658

Cucumbers...just making a big batch of dills...
Meredith79
Southeastern, NH
(Zone 5b)

July 18, 2012
7:15 AM

Post #9209971

We have a lot of wild raspberry bushes popping up. Which could be a bad thing. My husband got rid of our gient tree limb brush pile and the raspberry bushes must of been lieing in wait. We have gotten a few raspberries and strawberries. All my strawberry plants are new and I shouldn't even let them set fruit but the kids get so happy when they can pick fresh berries. We also have some Alpine ones but I feel like they don't set a whole lot of fruit. They probably need more sun.

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pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 18, 2012
4:39 PM

Post #9210569

radish, zucchini, summer squash, 1 green pepper so far and tomorrow swiss chard!!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 18, 2012
5:38 PM

Post #9210657

Yum...I fix chard with bacon, onions, & tomatoes...

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 21, 2012
4:12 AM

Post #9213088

cabbage
green pepper
broccoli
swiss chard
watermelon

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pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 21, 2012
4:13 AM

Post #9213089

cukes
zucchini
looking through the corn rows

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 21, 2012
5:38 AM

Post #9213142

yum

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 21, 2012
6:30 AM

Post #9213186

Looking good!

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 22, 2012
3:00 PM

Post #9214781

nice!
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

July 23, 2012
7:40 AM

Post #9215500

Few tomats are starting to turn red. Picked my first one. Its called a Slicer.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 23, 2012
10:45 AM

Post #9215716

You beat me...I have one slightly red...it's 4th of July...just a little late!
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

July 23, 2012
11:03 AM

Post #9215728

Any of mine that are getting red are also getting blossom end rot.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

July 23, 2012
11:40 AM

Post #9215780

I have 68 plants, so the odds are just better. I have 3 ripe cherry tomatoes also. Yippee - they wont even make it to a salad :-)

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 23, 2012
2:28 PM

Post #9216009

I picked the one that was orange on top...it was red on the bottom, so it's sitting on my window ledge...sorry, Memory...what caused that? Sherrie, I love just eating them off the plant, too...

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 23, 2012
3:14 PM

Post #9216085

My neighbor has been supplying me with Romas
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

July 27, 2012
8:16 AM

Post #9220349

Lambs Quarters, cucumbers, hot peppers (gave to my neighbors), dill and nasturtiums in my salad. Waiting for tomatoes to get ripe - hurry up!

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

July 27, 2012
8:54 AM

Post #9220384

picked my first cuke!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 27, 2012
1:27 PM

Post #9220655

I'm pickling today...picked 2 more red toms from the 4th of July plant...much smaller than the 1st one picked...also, skins are tough!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 28, 2012
3:54 AM

Post #9221146

Lack of water making the skins tough? I am still waiting for them to turn, still green. :(

The garden July 3rd, & July 22, and last 2 are side views from yesterday. Excuse the lawn, not mowing much with the lack of rain. After watching my BIL mow every other day and fry his lawn...I refuse to.

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pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 28, 2012
3:54 AM

Post #9221147

Guess what i'll be doing today? Would anyone like to help me pick? :)
My pinky finger for comparison in regards to the blueberry size.

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 28, 2012
6:30 AM

Post #9221219

The blueberries are wonderful this year...I haven't made anything from them, just eating them plain...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

July 29, 2012
9:08 AM

Post #9222358

I still say I am 2 weeks behind on time, due to the warm/cold/warm and lack of water.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

July 29, 2012
9:09 AM

Post #9222360

Bit into my first tomato and it was rotted inside.
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

July 29, 2012
9:25 AM

Post #9222381

sorry to hear that memory - we have 30+ t plants although i do not think there are 30 t's on them - very slow coming this year, have heard similar from others in the area.

only think really growing is the squash patch - lots of blooms and have some early Cinderella pumpkin's - the only trouble with the patch is my "friendly" eastern water snake has moved in - snake is huge!

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 29, 2012
9:55 AM

Post #9222422

oh man can't show that to Randy... he loves the pumpkins!!!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 29, 2012
1:03 PM

Post #9222608

Oh, no! I've seen that snake! They love to hide under the large leaves...my garter snake used to love the cucumber patch...

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 31, 2012
12:29 PM

Post #9224982

My first tomatoes(they are in containers)
and this is about my 6th strawberry, I haven't eaten one yet cause the kids do

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wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

July 31, 2012
12:30 PM

Post #9224983

picked our first few t's today too - a very small crop this year??

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

July 31, 2012
12:55 PM

Post #9225013

Very weird year

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

July 31, 2012
1:37 PM

Post #9225086

My plants are loaded, Bill...I've only had 3 ripe ones so far...
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 1, 2012
6:17 AM

Post #9225766

feel free to rub it in marilyn :) might have been the weather this spring - even started them early this year from seed. same with eggplant, had large plants and only a couple so far have started - hoping for a big August.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 1, 2012
11:44 AM

Post #9226089

LOL...usually I'm the one with only a couple of tomatoes...also getting quite a few peppers this summer, & I never get very many...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 1, 2012
12:05 PM

Post #9226118

My opinion the weather is not like it was last year. Too hot & humid for many days. A lot of tomatoes will not produce when it hot & humid. For the most part they do not get pollinated by bee's & bugs, its the dry wind.

Unlike most, I have 68 plants and I have to get in and work them, at least a couple times a week. I shake them and that helps to produce a better yeild.

Cherries are taking off like crazy & getting red. The others 1 here, 2 there, but they are coming.

Peppers? Green Bells are short and the peppers are tiny. Jalapeno's are producing fine.

Salsa is starting to call my name :-)

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

August 1, 2012
1:53 PM

Post #9226225

DH is harvesting peppers

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 1, 2012
4:19 PM

Post #9226336

What kind of cherries do you grow, Sherrie?
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 2, 2012
5:54 AM

Post #9226856

Beets - OH YUM!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 2, 2012
6:40 AM

Post #9226897

Cute pumpkins Bill. Didn't plant any this year, was supposed to and forgot or got sidetracked...Grandchildren are gonna kill me!
Have eaten tons of chard and cukes so far, had one cabbage, gave 2 away and have picked 4 G. Peppers so far.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 2, 2012
12:23 PM

Post #9227266

Burpee Sweet 100 and American Seed Large Red Cherry. American seed tomatoes are much bigger then sweet 100
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 2, 2012
12:49 PM

Post #9227292

picked a bunch of cukes, squash and green beans today - it will be a big pickling day come sunday for the cukes

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 2, 2012
3:25 PM

Post #9227433

Sweet, dill, or both?
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 2, 2012
6:22 PM

Post #9227605

hot dill - did some bread and butter a couple years ago and still have a few jars - the dill's go fast - hoping to do a couple dozen before the end of the season

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 3, 2012
11:06 AM

Post #9228268

Mmmm...sounds good...While babysitting at the farm this morning, I picked a bunch of rainbow chard...blanched it, then sauteed with onions, bacon, & cherry tomatoes...surprise for my son's dinner tonight...

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 3, 2012
12:32 PM

Post #9228371

YUM!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 3, 2012
3:28 PM

Post #9228579

Yeah, it was good...best part was HayHay was my sous chef...she really helped me... she also prepared lunch for all 3 of them...thought that was good for a 7 year old...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2012
9:54 AM

Post #9229306

Picke green beans, enuff for 1 meal.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 4, 2012
5:34 PM

Post #9229756

Pick green beans, outta the garden and cook them. Buy Delminoco steaks and do both, baked potatoes on the grill. What do you get? I am not hungry. Well guys I am not freaking cooking no more. I will deal with a sandwhich. U have screwed me too many times. So sorry people that dont know me but I am at my wits end.

Cant do it no more.

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 4, 2012
6:08 PM

Post #9229784

sorry Sherrie

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2012
3:33 AM

Post #9229984

Almost ready to eat...im 5' 4" so im guessing the corn is 7 feet?

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 5, 2012
3:34 AM

Post #9229985

yum!!!... looking good Celeste!!!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2012
3:39 AM

Post #9229986

Thanks! Thats swiss chard at my knees. :)
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 5, 2012
6:39 AM

Post #9230088

I love Swiss Chard! I planted corn from seeds that my DBIL saved from last year and I have tall cornstalks with only a few ears showing - like 3 for 12 stalks. Guess that hybrid thing isn't always working in the gardeners favor!

Eating a few grapes and asian pears. Looking forward to making jelly again from Aronia berries. This year I am going to freeze them and may jelly when the weather is cooler!
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 5, 2012
8:33 AM

Post #9230211

cooler full of cukes on ice right now - lots of squash - it finally looks like the t's and eggplants are starting to take off - lots of blooms

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 5, 2012
12:16 PM

Post #9230444

Hang in there, Sherrie...we've all been there...nice looking corn, Pixie...picked a Cherokee Purple tomato...almost ready for my sandwich...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2012
2:03 PM

Post #9230559

3/4 of a gallon of Cherry Tomatoes. Another week it will be a gallon a day - Plus

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pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2012
2:27 PM

Post #9230583

Nice Sherrie!!

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 5, 2012
3:12 PM

Post #9230644

nice!!!!
Karrie20x
Spokane, WA
(Zone 5b)

August 5, 2012
3:20 PM

Post #9230657

I'm from the NW, but couldn't resist this thread! We're eating tomatoes, daily, and peppers as well. I brought some tomatoes over to my neighbor and he said "you know, Karrie, it is against the law around here to have tomatoes this early"... hehehe - we use Wall of Waters and get them in the ground early.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 5, 2012
3:55 PM

Post #9230694

Glad to hear from you, Karrie...I remember some years going back to school in Sept. & having the tomato crop ripen then...had to work, can, freeze, etc. This year I've picked about 5 or 6 tomatoes, a few peppers...never planted eggplant, but I noticed my son had some great looking eggplant in his garden...may have to make a raid...

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 5, 2012
6:40 PM

Post #9230921

welcome Karrie... good to know those wall of waters work!!!

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 5, 2012
8:49 PM

Post #9231024

Nice haul Sherrie!


What's wall of waters?
Karrie20x
Spokane, WA
(Zone 5b)

August 6, 2012
12:12 AM

Post #9231086

Wall of waters are these small miniature green houses, sort of that you fill with water, that you put over individual small plants. http://www.wall-o-water.com/ If you look around enough you can find red ones, which are the best.
Karrie20x
Spokane, WA
(Zone 5b)

August 6, 2012
12:14 AM

Post #9231087

The one's I have are 7 years old now - I got 3 for $10.00. A couple of them have tiny leaks now, but nothing major. Well worth the investment.
Karrie20x
Spokane, WA
(Zone 5b)

August 6, 2012
12:20 AM

Post #9231088

here you go! http://growerssolution.com/page/GS/PROD/wallo-Red RED ones!

Normally, where I live, you don't put plants like tomatoes into the ground until about Mother's Day. But with these, I can put them in the ground in early April! WOW! The sun warms them, and they also slowly water the plant.

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 6, 2012
2:40 AM

Post #9231116

very nice!!

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 6, 2012
10:54 AM

Post #9231714

neat
Dosetaker
Mason, NH
(Zone 5b)

August 6, 2012
3:10 PM

Post #9232062

What are we eating from the garden right now?

...summer squash, cukes, onions, green beans (greencrop), wax beans (cherokee), Sungold cherry tomatoes, 'Jolly Elf' grape tomatoes, 'Ultra Sweet' slicer tomatoes, bell peppers (lady bell), and the first few jalapeno.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 6, 2012
3:14 PM

Post #9232065

Nice very nice

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 6, 2012
4:10 PM

Post #9232116

I planted a winter squash this year called Goldetti...eeek...they're getting huge...I'll never be able to eat them!
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 6, 2012
5:03 PM

Post #9232208

Patty Pan squash thanks to Celeste who found the seeds when I couldn't.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 6, 2012
5:06 PM

Post #9232216

got a big sink full of tomatoes :-) It took me a long time to planting a garden and working the soil. When I started I had nothing but rocks. a 4 by 8 maybe. I worked and worked my soil. God help me and you great people, remember when? And then I got the greenhouse. Not sentimental. But I care for you all.

Good night.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 6, 2012
5:14 PM

Post #9232230

*sock to the shoulder* Me too.

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 6, 2012
5:30 PM

Post #9232257

we care about you too!!!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

August 7, 2012
5:26 AM

Post #9232702

Yes, we do!!!

Nothing from my garden, except a couple tomatoes. Going away for a month and critters (my fault) eating the beans doesn't help matters. We do have a volunteer melon in the compost coming along.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 7, 2012
6:10 AM

Post #9232767

We are certainly your friends, Sherrie...glad that your garden is producing so well! Jan, the melon sounds nice!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

August 7, 2012
6:18 AM

Post #9232785

Heehee, I am thinking I should just let the volunteers come in cuz, what I plan doesn't do well.
Karrie20x
Spokane, WA
(Zone 5b)

August 7, 2012
12:47 PM

Post #9233220

wish there was a "like" button like there is on Facebook, for some of the great comments and pictures!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

August 7, 2012
12:52 PM

Post #9233228

Agreed!!!! LIKE

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 7, 2012
4:27 PM

Post #9233460

LIKE!!
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 8, 2012
12:31 PM

Post #9234474

Well you all helped me get into this gardening stuff.

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 9, 2012
4:44 AM

Post #9235290

Well im not eating them yet..but in about 2 weeks. I thumped them yesterday and they are not quite 'hollow' sounding yet.
'Crimson Sweet' watermelons & 'Earli Sweet' cantaloupes...been giving them a drink every other day so they should be juicy .

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 9, 2012
6:43 AM

Post #9235429

Beauties! I'm not a fan of cantaloupe, but I love watermelon...
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 9, 2012
8:43 AM

Post #9235531

have not got them to grow yet either. more squash and cukes. finally the bush beans are coming back from the deer eating the plants while we were on vaca - t's and eggplant are really starting to grow - hoping for a late crop.

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schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 9, 2012
2:50 PM

Post #9235940

Jim said these are his boys

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Karrie20x
Spokane, WA
(Zone 5b)

August 9, 2012
3:06 PM

Post #9235963

oh my! lol

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 9, 2012
3:24 PM

Post #9235980

LOL

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 9, 2012
3:52 PM

Post #9236010

Veggies grow into funny shapes, for sure! My green beans are producing again, squash & cukes have tapered off, tomatoes are ripening every day...gave some to my art teacher today...
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 9, 2012
7:33 PM

Post #9236259

and what kind of fertilizer do you use?
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 9, 2012
7:56 PM

Post #9236285

I picked at least five pounds of grapes today. Too bad I decided to plant a white, wine grape instead of an eating grape. What will I do with them all?

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 9, 2012
9:40 PM

Post #9236338

Start stomping
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 10, 2012
5:57 AM

Post #9236485

:) please clean your feet first and don't forget between the toes!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 10, 2012
6:18 AM

Post #9236504

Bill, I use lime & composted cow manure when the garden is tilled...when the plants are up & growing, I sprinkle on Shake & Feed...Memory, white wine vinegar?
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 10, 2012
6:30 AM

Post #9236520

I was thinking about trying to make vinegar. Got to figure it out today. I can freeze them to give me more time.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 10, 2012
8:50 AM

Post #9236695

Good idea...I made more dill pickles today...
LAS14
Albany, ME
(Zone 4b)

August 11, 2012
12:25 PM

Post #9237933

Pixie, what do you do with all that chard???

LAS
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 15, 2012
5:23 PM

Post #9242841

What do you do with 3 gallons of cherry tomatoes in 1 day? 200 bucks anyways? 99% My last year.

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 15, 2012
6:09 PM

Post #9242901

yum!!!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 16, 2012
6:19 AM

Post #9243272

Do what Patti does...slow roast them, then you can freeze them...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 16, 2012
7:07 AM

Post #9243317

That didnt go well.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 16, 2012
8:08 AM

Post #9243371

You could half them and make sun dried tomatoes.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 16, 2012
9:53 AM

Post #9243487

Cook them up into tomato butter...

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 16, 2012
4:42 PM

Post #9243986

eating lettuce, cukes, mato's and radishes = lots of lovely salads.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 17, 2012
7:19 AM

Post #9244458

My favorite lunch! I'm drowning in tomatoes...have to make more stewed & freeze them...

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 18, 2012
5:20 AM

Post #9245411

Finally the red peppers are red and blueberries the size of dimes. ^_^

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 18, 2012
6:01 AM

Post #9245454

nice!!!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 18, 2012
6:22 AM

Post #9245473

My peppers only turn red when they're rotting! Blueberries are nice...I picked a few that were left at the farm...have to make blueberry jam with them...
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 19, 2012
5:44 PM

Post #9246987

eggplant

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 20, 2012
7:57 AM

Post #9247504

I grabbed one out of Garret's garden the other day...will be making eggplant stuffed peppers...

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 20, 2012
8:05 AM

Post #9247517

Jalepenos
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 22, 2012
7:58 AM

Post #9249896

Picke Sunday and now Wednesday. Never doing this again.

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flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 22, 2012
7:59 AM

Post #9249899

LOL
you say that every year!!!
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 22, 2012
8:03 AM

Post #9249905

Last year what was it 89 plants? This year 68 reduced to what is that 20%.

Next year.

10 tomatoe plants
1 cuke
1 zucchinni
Jalapenos maybe 8

Now hold me to it.

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 22, 2012
8:07 AM

Post #9249908

signed and notarized

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

August 22, 2012
11:13 AM

Post #9250093

my tomatoes are starting to come! Yum. DH has peppers coming.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 22, 2012
12:46 PM

Post #9250185

Ate some wild grapes today...ready early!
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 22, 2012
1:43 PM

Post #9250252

eating raspberries and a little corn

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 22, 2012
4:10 PM

Post #9250459

Yum, raspberries!

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 23, 2012
7:09 AM

Post #9251042

My neighbor just dropped off a bunch of tomatoes they are going up to Boston for the weekend and beside bringing some up to their daughter and giving to neighbors on both sides, they still had more

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 23, 2012
7:18 AM

Post #9251059

Yes, this has been the Year of the Tomato for my garden...
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 23, 2012
10:22 AM

Post #9251241

what is a tomatoe?

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 23, 2012
11:12 AM

Post #9251290

tomatoes without the s

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 23, 2012
1:20 PM

Post #9251414

A British veggie?
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

August 23, 2012
4:47 PM

Post #9251599

Tomatoe - what is that?

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 23, 2012
5:15 PM

Post #9251624

http://www.freakingnews.com/Diabolical-Tomato-Pictures-50427.asp

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 23, 2012
5:19 PM

Post #9251630

weird
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

August 23, 2012
7:09 PM

Post #9251717

Very weird

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 24, 2012
7:38 AM

Post #9252093

OK...some folks have too much time on their hands! But they are creative!
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 24, 2012
5:18 PM

Post #9252615

FIGS!!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 25, 2012
2:28 AM

Post #9252899

Yay Yank!

For me...GREEN BEANS FINALLY!!!!
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 26, 2012
6:25 PM

Post #9254767

the cinderella pumpkins are getting big - the middle one is supposed to be a giant atlantic

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 27, 2012
3:34 AM

Post #9255019

nice Bill.. they look happy!!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

August 27, 2012
3:52 AM

Post #9255030

My turn to be jealous Bill, no pumpkins for me this year, those look great!

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

August 27, 2012
5:59 AM

Post #9255154

Was driving past a house the other day and saw a HUGE pumpkin growing next to their deck(had to be pretty big to see it from the car going 50mph)
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

August 27, 2012
6:05 AM

Post #9255164

Two of my pumpkins are orange already - should I pick them and put them in the basement or leave them on the vine? The neighborhood kids are counting on my pumpkins.

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

August 27, 2012
9:28 AM

Post #9255455

picked several tomatos yesterday

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

August 29, 2012
2:21 PM

Post #9258499

Not sure, Memory...great pumpkins, Bill...brought back some wonderful peaches from Gro-Moore Farms in NY state...

jumper2

jumper2
Huron, OH
(Zone 5b)

August 29, 2012
2:22 PM

Post #9258501

added some tomatos to a salad. Yum!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

September 8, 2012
2:58 AM

Post #9268683

Finally picking some goodies. :)
Butternut Squash,
Green peppers, maters and corn
Corn on the cob
Cantaloupe
A 4lb. cauliflower (Brian weighs them every year...the biggest one weighed 9lb)


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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

September 8, 2012
1:01 PM

Post #9269077

Wow...amazing cantaloupes! Must be that good Maine manure!

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

September 8, 2012
3:55 PM

Post #9269217

ooohh yum!!!
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

September 8, 2012
4:58 PM

Post #9269287

Well... We would have had a cantelope from the compost heap, but someone who mowed the yard of the vacant house next door(it was a different person)decided to help himself to it and then weed whacked behind our garage which wasn't where he was supposed to mow. Jeff had been watching it grow and waiting for the right moment. He was very put out when he saw that I hadn't brought it inside.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

September 8, 2012
5:04 PM

Post #9269291

Paw-paw.

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

September 8, 2012
5:17 PM

Post #9269305

that stinks Jan
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

September 8, 2012
5:39 PM

Post #9269325

Heehee. Guess he needed it more than we did.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

September 9, 2012
7:36 AM

Post #9269740

Just greedy! Memory, how large does your paw-paw get?
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

September 9, 2012
9:21 AM

Post #9269810

nice haul there celeste - we have a ton of butternut here - canned my first 4 jars of t's yesterday - finally
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

September 9, 2012
10:35 AM

Post #9269852

Marilyn - the tree or the fruit?

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

September 9, 2012
4:20 PM

Post #9270129

The fruit, Memory...can you eat one in a sitting, or do you have a lot left over? Can it be preserved or made into jelly?
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

September 9, 2012
6:44 PM

Post #9270259

The fruit I get (and this year it was only TWO) is about the size of two eggs and I can eat one by myself - no problem. I have never had enough to look into doing anything with them other than eating. I think that Victor has Paw-Paws - maybe he knows if they make into anything or freeze.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

September 10, 2012
5:37 AM

Post #9270542

Thanks, Memory...
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

September 12, 2012
4:32 PM

Post #9273393

Alpo Prime Cuts, thanks its gonna be my last year. Hopefully.
schickenlady
Sherrie In, NH
(Zone 5a)

September 12, 2012
4:33 PM

Post #9273394

Why cant I do a pic on this page now?
Now its asking me if I want to say on this page or leave this page. WHAT?????

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pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

September 13, 2012
2:24 AM

Post #9273749

Looks nice Sherrie!

Had butternut squash and brussel sprouts last night.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

September 13, 2012
7:21 AM

Post #9273910

Nice peppers, Sherrie...mmmm, love butternut squash, brussel sprouts, not so much! I'm still getting tons of tomatoes...

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

October 1, 2012
5:24 AM

Post #9291812

How about some WATERMELON???

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ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 1, 2012
11:16 AM

Post #9292338

That looks yummy! What's in the baking dish?

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 1, 2012
4:42 PM

Post #9292796

I will take the brownie!!!!

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

October 1, 2012
6:04 PM

Post #9292898

Ha ha ha! Guess you know whats in the dish Robin. :)

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 2, 2012
5:03 AM

Post #9293295

Mmmmm...
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 2, 2012
7:28 AM

Post #9293424

Eating the last cucumber today. :( Something has found the fig tree - a big bird or possum so there won't be too many more figs.
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

October 2, 2012
7:30 AM

Post #9293427

Sad, AYC.

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 2, 2012
10:26 AM

Post #9293604

I'm still getting some strawberries
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 2, 2012
12:09 PM

Post #9293684

I am jealous!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 2, 2012
1:30 PM

Post #9293787

Beets, carrots, & really green tomatoes...sorry about the figs...
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 3, 2012
8:56 AM

Post #9294651

I did get one fig this morning. :) I would start a new thread since this one is soooo long - but does anyone thing it is worth it considering it is Fall?

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 3, 2012
12:38 PM

Post #9294864

Probably not...glad you got a taste of the figs...
ladyslipper8744
Monson, MA

October 13, 2012
3:37 PM

Post #9304160

Just picked last of cukes, had a freeze last night...do like the looong bearing cukes.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 14, 2012
11:00 AM

Post #9304799

Pulled up a basil plant Thursday night ans will make pesto today. I discovered that I like pesto if it is made with dry roasted pine nuts. Hoping that my Asian persimmons on the tree survived - the leaves are not looking good - but I think the fruit is OK. NOW I find out that Fuyus ripen in November! *slapping forehead* What was I thinking when I planted them?

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 14, 2012
11:54 AM

Post #9304831

Ladyslipper, my cukes were done more than a month ago! Memory, you are close to the shore, so maybe it will be mild enough to ripen them...
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 14, 2012
5:55 PM

Post #9305225

I hope so - this is the first year they have set.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 15, 2012
8:43 AM

Post #9305826

Picking saffron.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 15, 2012
11:59 AM

Post #9306109

How long will it be good?
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 15, 2012
12:03 PM

Post #9306118

I have no idea - I can't taste it in food anyway. I think, kept in an air tight container - it ought to be good for a couple of years. It is just nice to have fall blooming crocus in the yard.

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 15, 2012
4:35 PM

Post #9306403

can't taste it??.. ooohhh so sad.. I love it in rice / risotto .. so yummy

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 16, 2012
5:25 AM

Post #9306771

I can't remember using it for anything...pretty color, though...

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 16, 2012
6:02 AM

Post #9306802

Don't they use saffron in Paella, too?
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 16, 2012
8:17 AM

Post #9306962

They do.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 16, 2012
12:44 PM

Post #9307205

Yuck...if it's made with fish & squid...

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

October 17, 2012
4:46 AM

Post #9307700

Butternut squash & peppers...there is still more in the garden! (GROAN)

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flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 17, 2012
5:59 AM

Post #9307763

LOVE Paella, give me fish anytime!!!

Looks great Celeste
What do you do with all that squash?

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 17, 2012
6:39 AM

Post #9307814

Beautiful peppers...

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 18, 2012
1:58 AM

Post #9308589

can send em this way.. LOL

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

October 18, 2012
2:06 AM

Post #9308593

We have baked squash, squash pies, bread, and cookies...name it!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 18, 2012
10:31 AM

Post #9308924

Don't forget the squash soup...

ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

October 20, 2012
3:23 AM

Post #9310298

Acorn and Butternut squash,Leeks and some wierd potatoes were in my CSA share this week.
OHHHH Carrots too.Tons of everything or at least for a single gal.
Soup making today I guess.

pixie62560

pixie62560
South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

October 20, 2012
4:06 AM

Post #9310306

Sounds good Jo. I picked 2 big bunches of carrots, left some in the garden though as they were still small. Picked another half dozen corn and started harvesting the brussell sprouts...why did I plant so many????

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ge1836

ge1836
Pittsford, NY
(Zone 6a)

October 20, 2012
4:11 AM

Post #9310309

I love the produce stands this time of year.Brussel sprout stems are so neat looking.
I am sick of squash already.Its only been 2 weeks. It takes me a week to finish a batch of Butternut.

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 20, 2012
10:33 AM

Post #9310539

Gee, Pixie...how come I had a killing frost & you didn't...totally unfair...Jo, were the potatoes fingerlings? I like them...nutty tasting...
ladyslipper8744
Monson, MA

October 27, 2012
2:38 AM

Post #9316684

Picked the last of cukes last week...covered them when we had a hard frost...
I have good luck with the loooong blossoming cukes.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 27, 2012
5:46 AM

Post #9316741

I haven't had cukes for weeks and weeks! (Color me jealous.)

Guess I better pick my Fuyu persimmons tomorrow as the wind will blow them right off the tree. I hope they are close enough to ripe that I will get to eat them. I have been waiting for so long...

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

October 27, 2012
7:17 AM

Post #9316834

Oh, bummer, Memory! Maybe putting them in a brown paper bag will help them ripen...
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

October 28, 2012
12:19 PM

Post #9318074

lots of leeks
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

October 28, 2012
2:09 PM

Post #9318190

I ate the last couple of raspberries and figs.

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 28, 2012
4:29 PM

Post #9318311

My daughter ate a strawberry yesterday
rothdavid
Altoona, PA
(Zone 6a)

December 11, 2012
11:59 AM

Post #9355672

It's been such a mild winter that I still have secondary broccoli heads I can harvest, Brussels sprouts and parsley in the poly tunnel.
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

December 11, 2012
12:17 PM

Post #9355680

Lucky you!

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

December 11, 2012
1:34 PM

Post #9355736

awesome!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

December 11, 2012
3:10 PM

Post #9355793

I have beets I picked last week...
bbrookrd
Nantucket, MA
(Zone 7a)

December 12, 2012
1:08 PM

Post #9356519

Carrots, beets, chard, kale and some cabbage. Still producing and we are still very happy to it. Patti
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

December 12, 2012
1:48 PM

Post #9356553

Wow!
bbrookrd
Nantucket, MA
(Zone 7a)

December 12, 2012
3:51 PM

Post #9356648

A zone away makes a big difference. Patti
wha
Pepperell, MA
(Zone 6a)

December 13, 2012
5:53 AM

Post #9357068

leeks
bbrookrd
Nantucket, MA
(Zone 7a)

December 13, 2012
6:34 AM

Post #9357105

Why don't we grow leeks, love them? Duh! Next year. Patti

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

December 13, 2012
7:51 AM

Post #9357207

I'm moving to a warmer zone!
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

December 30, 2012
6:42 AM

Post #9370406

One last entry for the year - salsify. Made roasted garlic and salsify soup out of the roots I dug yesterday. First time for salsify and it is gnarly roots that end up about as much in the compost as in the pot when they are cleaned and peeled. Very different and yummy in soup. http://whatcom.wsu.edu/ag/homehort/plant/salsify.htm

RosemaryK

RosemaryK
Lexington, MA
(Zone 6a)

December 30, 2012
7:06 AM

Post #9370422

Wow! Sounds like something I could grow. Is salsify actually invasive in the Northeast?
AYankeeCat
Fairfield County, CT
(Zone 6b)

December 30, 2012
7:54 AM

Post #9370459

That is what the article says. The pictures had long, straight roots - mine were multi-rooted and shortish. Thinking about scattering the seeds in the huge, deep raised bed I have in the front yard and letting them go to seed and raise themselves. IF only I could get celeriac to do that - I do love my celery root!

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

December 30, 2012
9:31 AM

Post #9370523

I've never eaten salsify, never thought about planting it...sometime's called the poor man's oyster, I guess that turned me off...
bbrookrd
Nantucket, MA
(Zone 7a)

December 30, 2012
10:44 AM

Post #9370575

I picked kale and chard just before xmas and we will eat it tonight as the last of the fresh veggie for the year as we are in Vt. We will have more carrots in the new year in Nantucket Never have grown salsify but sounds like we should. Thanks and happy new year all. Seed ordering time! Patti

ROBINDOG

ROBINDOG
Thomaston, CT

December 31, 2012
5:21 AM

Post #9371118

Happy New Year to you as well, feel better, & have fun with the orders...that keeps me somewhat sane this time of year!

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