Tag: Gardening techniques and tools

Harvesting Garlic, Onions, Potatoes

It’s time to begin harvesting the heavy-hitters of the vegetable garden.  Garlic, onions and potatoes will last throughout the coming winter and into next spring with proper curing and storage.  They each need a slightly different curing strategy but none are difficult.       Garlic is ready to harvest when there are five green leaves remaining [Continue]


        Asparagus is usually the first vegetable out of the garden in spring, in early May.  If you’re already growing asparagus – lucky you! – because after planting, it’s two years until the first harvest.  It is well worth the wait though, since harvesting can continue beyond one gardener’s lifetime.          While asparagus can be [Continue]