What are you harvesting now?

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What are you harvesting now?

Post: # 292820Post Odsox
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:17 pm

Just loosened the soil from my shallots a day late (plant on the shortest day, harvest on the longest), plus I also loosened the garlic as well. On another thread I mentioned that I had harvested my autumn onions and I have been digging new potatoes for a few months.
Other than that, courgettes, cauliflowers, broccoli and a few French beans.
I picked all the gooseberries last week and Mrs Odsox bottled 7 x 500 ml jars, sweetened with our own grape syrup, plus the strawberries are in full swing, I'm picking several pounds every other day.
I've also been picking new season tomatoes from the greenhouse, along with lettuce and new carrots.
So it's all starting to happen. :cheers:
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Post: # 292821Post Flo
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:16 pm

Hmm - first of the onions, new potatoes, first of the shallots, some carrots, lettuce, spring onions, radish, raspberries.

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Post: # 292824Post Green Aura
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:36 pm

Tomatoes and chillies.

I have, however, made several pots of low carb jam from cheap seasonal fruit.
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Post: # 292845Post Flo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:40 am

Peas! New potatoes! Lettuce, spring onions, carrots, raspberries. Tomatoes not yet ripe! Garlic. Main crop onions.

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Post: # 292847Post ina
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:53 pm

There are probably some broad beans in the garden. I've not been feeling well enough to do anything out there - it looks bloody awful. All my energy goes into work. :(
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Post: # 292849Post Weedo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:08 pm

nuttin! I am between crops just now, everything too early or to too late. A few spring onions and perrenial herbs available but we are in the middle of early winter planting season.
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Post: # 292852Post Odsox
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:14 am

Weedo wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:08 pm
we are in the middle of early winter planting season.
Early winter? Surely you are well past mid-winter now.

Yesterday was the first pick of maincrop peas, 2 x 20' rows to supply enough peas to freeze for the winter. I picked a kilo (shelled weight) and froze 4 packs. The rows are looking particularly good this year and by past experience I should get somewhere in the region of 10 Kilos or 40 packs.
Other than that, first small pick of runner beans yesterday, lots of French beans, mangetout peas, courgettes, carrots, tomatoes, strawberries, potatoes, broccoli, lettuce and spring onions.
Next week I will start picking the apricots.
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