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Still Harvesting

November 20th, 2018

On Sunday I headed out and harvesting some spinach, kale, and leeks from the garden. There’s still more out there, but the deer have found the garden and thus the harvests are dwindling rapidly. Nevertheless, I’m happy to still be harvesting vegetables from the garden.

After this harvest, there are only a few things left, mostly lettuce under cover. While I often have grand plans of growing more things for harvest in winter, the reality is that I grow some, and harvest through December, but I can’t seem to get seeds started and transplanted in time for winter harvests. I also have found that I often don’t have space in the garden when things need to go in during July/August. Any little bit will do, and I’m happy that at least some of the vegetables on our table are freshly harvested from the garden.

What are you harvesting right now?

One Comment to “Still Harvesting”
  1. PennyAshevilleNC on November 21, 2018 at 9:05 am

    I have high hopes for winter harvests too, but reality is not the same! I didn’t have nay space this summer to plant for fall, we have a weirdly wet season and my pepper plants shot up like 5′ in the air- shaded the whole space.

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