Almost missed this time around, last seen here four years back: a few of the Yukon Gold potatoes have fruit this year. These are poisonous little, green tomato-like fruit with seeds that you can grow into...potatoes. You can find out more about 'em in this POTATO FRUIT blog post … [Read more...] about Return of potato fruit
Archives for August 2011
The last-plantings-of-the-season fun continues as we watch the weather and hope these crops get a jump before cool temperatures and weaker sun start to seriously slow things down. More sun is the main thing, right now, and that's been going well. Our last beds of spinach, … [Read more...] about A little extra watering in
This is our second Saturday market with quite a solid harvest, both selection and quantity. Last week was fine, this week we've added the first of the fall spinach, also, an unexpected bushel of radish that sized up practically overnight, picked at the end of the day yesterday at … [Read more...] about Another good market day!
Today, the last direct seeding of the season: spinach, radish, Asian greens mix, arugula, and a lettuce blend for baby leaf... Here, Tracy does the honors with the always-generous Earthway seeder, laying down thick lines of Rebel radish. But is it...too late? Well, who knows?! In … [Read more...] about Last in!
There are thousands of the tomatoes in the field now, and this Black Seaman is just one of 'em, but a big, gnarly one that caught my eye. Didn't weigh it, but was probably close to 2 lbs (900 g), and grew in a complete circle. Interesting! Most of the fruit are regular beefsteak … [Read more...] about Big, ugly, quite tasty