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September 26, 2019

This is my last post to DC Potager. My husband and I are busy preparing for a cross-country move, to establish our own no-dig organic vegetable farm and to live closer to our families. Thanks for reading and happy gardening.



PS: a small parting...

September 19, 2019

How's the community garden plot full of fall leafy greens doing? It's been having some ups and downs. The ups: everything is growing, yay! The downs: since I didn't use row cover as a protective barrier, the greens have been attacked by cabbage worms and harlequin bugs...

September 12, 2019

What's slightly less enormous than the cushaw vines that I grew in my community garden plot, while bigger than the snake gourd vines? Green pumpkin vines.

The green pumpkin vines grew up and over my 8-foot arched trellis, clearly unaffected by squash vine borer.

I s...

September 5, 2019

Probably the most successful vining vegetable this summer has been snake gourd. The stunning flowers from mid- to late July started becoming harvestable fruits about a month later.

This is 'Buag Ngu,' though I've been tempted to try a longer-growing variety.

The flavor i...

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September 12, 2019

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