Monday, February 13, 2012

Harvest Monday 2/7-2/13 2012

Lil' guy likes to hold the basket.
We pulled more radishes (5 of them), a bunch of kale and some spinach. Next year I hope to be able to plant a much larger amount of everything for our fall/winter garden. We still have been able to harvest something every week but I would like to be able to harvest a lot more every week. I think this week we will finally be able to harvest a few purple snap peas!
Here is the first list from the Chico Certified Farmer's Market: Saturday Feb. 11th 2012

Herbs- dill, cilantro, parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, and lemongrass.

Fruit- grapefruits, many varieties of apples, pommelos, oranges, kiwi, mandarins, lemons, Mexican limes, Palestine limes and strawberries.

Greens- red Russian kale, dinosaur kale, curly kale, bok choy, arugula, mustard greens, collard greens, many different types of lettuce, tatsoi, spinach, swiss chard and pea greens.

Root veggies- parsnips, carrots, beets, turnips, daikon, radish, sweet potatoes, and many types of potatoes.

Others- Butternut squash, acorn squash, many types of winter squashes, red cabbage, regular cabbage, napa cabbage, broccoli, romanesco cauliflower, celery, onions, sweet onions, garlic, green onion, leeks, mushrooms, sunchokes, avocado, kohlrabi, sugar cane, thai peppers, chayote, and yucca.

Changes this week: the addition pea greens.

Happy Harvest Monday, we are linking up with Daphne's Dandelions...so go check out with others are harvesting around the world.

7 comments:

Norma Chang said...

Lil'Gnar is sooooo cute. Me too I am hoping to plant more varieties for fall/winter garden.

Mary Hysong said...

what a great harvest, your little guy is really cute; kids and gardens just seem to really go together!

kitsapFG said...

Love your garden helper. Holders of baskets are very important to the efficient garden harvest operations. :D

Your list of harvest items sounds like you are getting quite a lot for this early in the year - so you must have done well with your winter plantings.

Liz said...

Your helper looks very cute but I suspect he could also be trouble....I have a cute one and he is so apologies for the assumption if yours is an angel. We have a mild climate so we get a lot out of our winter garden, but I'm always amazed by how much you guys get.

My Urban Gardens said...

What a cute picture!! :) Great harvest. I hope to actually grow a fall/ winter garden next year. It makes me jealous seeing everyone's harvest week after week. lol!!!

Lynn

wilderness said...

Momma Dean congrats on the job. Gnar is adorable. Nice harvest also.

TEAM DEAN said...

We planted everything for our fall/winter garden to late and were lucky that it over wintered. Gnar is pretty good at helping but he is a little boy...who likes it get into trouble. :) he really like weeding...even if there are no weeds.

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