Tag Archives: Swiss Chard

Halloween; A Transition to Cool Crops

As I observe more and more of the subtle hints of seasonal change, I’m starting to find dates on the calendar where changes become permanent transition points. Halloween [..]

Bright Lights, Cauliflower, Climate, Cooking from the Garden, Endive, Growing Season, Opportunity Salad, pumpkins , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sandies Garden in August

I stopped by Sandy & Davies house to return a hydraulic jack I had borrowed, and just like any other time I visit, I had to check out [..]

Bright Lights, Celery, Cherry, People, Waltham Butternut - Winter Squash , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

New Views

I decided to take some photos from odd angles in an attempt to find some really unique perspectives. I started with this sunflower, positioning myself so that the [..]

Bright Lights, Chard, Kohlrabi, Purple Vienna, Summer, Sunflowers , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Breaking Ground for Cold Weather Crops

I still need to call the Rototiller guy and schedule and appointment, so for now I need to work the soil the old fashioned way: By hand. I [..]

Broccolli, Cabbage and Broccoli, Cauliflower, Chard, Strawberries , , , ,

Chard: Under Cover

I’ve decided that 2011 will be the year I finally move my gardening habit into the cooler weather seasons. I’ve gotten a start from a row of Swiss [..]

Artichoke, Brussels Sprouts, Chard, Growing Season ,

Swiss Chard, Bio-Char and Haste is Waste

Even in the winter, I find my self walking around in the garden. I noticed the other day that my Swiss Chard is still alive,  so I started [..]

Bio-Char / Terra Preta, Chard, Growing Season, People, Things George has Broken , , , ,

Just Won’t Give Up…

This winter has had a few very cold days when the temperature was well below freezing, so I was sure everything in the garden had finally given in. Winter seemed [..]

Chard, Growing Season