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From the container garden to the salad bowl…

A nice lettuce harvest from the container garden, washed, put right in the salad bowl and enjoyed as lunch! Yum! Read more on this topic: Elsewhere: Grow your own greens using this “salad table” Video: Container Vegetable Harvest and Update 001 Video: Container Garden Update 21 – A new container, more frugal lettuce and cutting […]

Garden Alphabet: Chives (Allium schoenoprasum)

Garden Alphabet: Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) A tasty addition for any herb garden that grows so easily. These plants are starting to flower, so I will make sure to capture the seed and put it back into the container in order to grow an entire new set for future meals. Chives Chives is the common name of Allium […]

Video: In the garden…December 21, 2013: Harvesting carrots and lettuce from the containers

Time to pull the carrots from their pot along with some of the self-seeded lettuce. They made for a tasty dinner this evening. Even threw in a few nasturtium leaves and flowers for good measure. Check out what was happening in the garden a year ago: “What Douglas Dug…Show 008 – Garden markers, blue pumpkins, […]

Video: In the garden…Prepping and Storing Dried Herbs

Today I package up the herbs (peppermint, oregano and lemon thyme) I set up to dry in a previous episode. (See this earlier episode – In the garden…October 4, 2013: Harvesting herbs and radishes) Rains are coming and I wanted to get them set aside before they absorbed moisture again Check out what was happening […]

From the garden…Radishes

A few radishes from our container garden. Read more on this topic: Video: Container Garden Update 37: Radishes are up, as are carrots! Video: In the garden…October 4, 2013: Harvesting herbs and radishes Container Garden Update 41: Pots are filling up, radishes go to seed and time to harvest Video: Container Garden Update 39: Soakers […]

Container Garden Update 41: Pots are filling up, radishes go to seed and time to harvest

The watering system is making everything come alive. The radishes bolt in the high heat and it is time to harvest some oregano and peppermint for drying. See what was happening in the container garden last year at this time: Container Garden Update 6    Subscribe on YouTube:       Watch on YouTube Watch […]

Container Garden Update 40: Raccoons digging, egg carton growing and more

The raccoons were spotted in the garden and I think it was they that dug up seedlings and scattered pots on the potting bench. Also, a second try at using egg cartons for seedlings and more. See what was happening in the container garden last year at this time: Container Garden Update 5 Subscribe on […]

Video: Container Garden Update 39: Soakers are soaking and radishes are growing

As part of the Dog Days of Podcasting (http:/dogdaysofpodcasting.com) I am showing off a wide variety of podcasting styles and methods. A quick check on the radishes, carrots and the potting bench. The soaker hoses seem to be working well and everything is growing well, even with all the heat we are having. It does […]

Video: Container Garden Update Live – Recorded Version – Episode 39

As part of the Dog Days of Podcasting (http:/dogdaysofpodcasting.com) I am showing off a wide variety of podcasting styles and methods. Today, I will be streaming my weekly series, Container Garden Update, LIVE using Google+ Hangouts on Air. Join us at 7pm EDT/4pm PDT, using the links below, to watch and interact live. Watch live […]

Video: Container Garden Update 37: Radishes are up, as are carrots!

Radishes and carrots are starting to sprout and I add a soaker hose connection, with timer, to the container garden and surrounding roses. * See what was happening in the container garden last year at this time: Container Garden Update 4 Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 37” on YouTube Watch the “Container […]