Already Missing The Garden

lblack61(z5 NY)November 24, 2007

What I'd like is a way to grow vegetables in the winter. I'm really having an issue with prices in the stores lately.

I'm also thinking of WSing more root veggies next year, just because I can pull them up as I need them until the ground freezes-- like the carrots I'm still harvesting...and boy are they sweet! :-)

I think next year, I will do a much better job of canning and protecting areas from my dog. I didn't plant more greens late in the season because my dog was in constant dig mode and I gave in to her. Not next year! I'm jonesing for collard and mustard greens and spinach like you wouldn't believe!

Linda

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albertar(z7 LINY)

Hi Linda
I've got parsnips still in the ground, this weather is just crazy here, today and yesterday were in the 50's. I"m thinking of adding the parsnips to Christmas dinner. I love collards and I have grown them in the past, but haven't lately because of the cabbage worms. Have a good holiday season.
Alberta

    Bookmark   November 26, 2007 at 7:54PM
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lblack61(z5 NY)

Thanks, Alberta...you too! :-)
Yep, my carrots are still in the ground, and in Feb, if I have to, I will put on my snowshoes and dig a hole to pull them up. I can't believe the prices on produce in the grocery stores lately...out of this world!
I would love to just mellow out and live by a "eat what you can grow and what doesn't grow don't eat" manner. I just bought a book by Barbara Kingsolver where she and her family spent a year doing that. I'm looking forward to reading it, when this semester of school is done.

L

    Bookmark   December 3, 2007 at 2:08PM
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