What are you harvesting atm?

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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286548 Odsox
Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:04 pm

Green Aura wrote:We still have two stalks of sprouts - can't bring myself to pick them but I expect I'll have to soon.

Have you ever tried them raw, grated in a salad ?
I haven't as I like them too much cooked, but if you leave them they will all start to sprout (bolt) and you can harvest them as spring greens.

Back on topic, I'm harvesting; sprouts, calabrese, Jan King cabbage, PSB, leeks, carrots, beetroot, parsnips (only 1 more), spring onions, lettuce and a few tomatoes.
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286562 Flo
Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:18 pm

How about rain, sleet, snow and frost as harvest?

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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286563 ina
Wed Feb 17, 2016 7:39 pm

Flo wrote:How about rain, sleet, snow and frost as harvest?


They don't need harvesting - they come anyway... :wink:

I finally had some salsify for my tea tonight. Very nice...
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286564 doofaloofa
Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:49 am

Does it really taste like oyster?
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286569 ina
Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:26 pm

No idea - what does oyster taste like? :mrgreen:

It doesn't taste fishy - I hate all those creepy crawlies out of the sea, with or without shells, just the smell makes me sick...
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286576 doofaloofa
Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:40 pm

Try to think of them as fruits of the sea

I'm digging Jerusalem Artichokes for the pigs and seed at present
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286577 diggernotdreamer
Sat Feb 20, 2016 3:42 pm

I'm harvesting rainwater .........AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286877 Odsox
Sat Mar 19, 2016 4:47 pm

doofaloofa wrote:Nice Tony

can I get some cuttings?

Do you still want some Myrtle plants Doofa ? (or anyone else)
Now would be a good time to dig up some suckers.

(from a post about 2 pages back, see nothing wrong with my memory :iconbiggrin: )
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286880 Flo
Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:10 am

I think I may have finished harvesting last year's creeping buttercups, docks, nettles and dandelions. But I can see the start of this year's crop on the newer allotment. The dandelions on the older plot are all growing in crevices where the spade will not go. But will leave for a week or two and just dead head till I can get other flowering things in for the pollinators.

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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286881 ina
Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:31 am

I harvested two perfect potatoes this morning! I was forking over one of my raised beds - and unearthed those tatties... That's dinner sorted for today.
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286882 contadina
Sun Mar 20, 2016 1:13 pm

Slim pickings here, but there is lots of wild asparagus around and the first of my artichokes should be in ready in a couple of weeks time.

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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286885 Odsox
Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:16 am

The usual stuff for this time of year (PSB, greens, leeks etc) but yesterday we had our first cook of rhubarb.
Lovely ..
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286886 doofaloofa
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:08 am

Odsox wrote:Do you still want some Myrtle plants Doofa ? (or anyone else)
Now would be a good time to dig up some suckers.

(from a post about 2 pages back, see nothing wrong with my memory :iconbiggrin: )



Yes I do!

I have some cornelian cherry and some sugar maple in return if you like?
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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286887 Odsox
Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:11 pm

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Re: What are you harvesting atm?

Post: #286900 Odsox
Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:00 pm

doofaloofa wrote:
Odsox wrote:Do you still want some Myrtle plants Doofa ? (or anyone else)
Now would be a good time to dig up some suckers.

(from a post about 2 pages back, see nothing wrong with my memory :iconbiggrin: )



Yes I do!

I have some cornelian cherry and some sugar maple in return if you like?

Did you get my Private Message?
If you come down to collect it/them you can taste the fruit as it still has some left.
Fruiting continuous from October to (probably) April ain't bad.
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