To Do In The Northwest Edible Garden: July 2014

Pick your green beans once a day.

Well, hot damn. And I do mean hot. Without bothering to get my butt off this couch where I’m drinking club soda and sweating a lot, I’m going to estimate that this has been the most summery summer I’ve seen in at least 8 years. Oh, sure, because it’s Seattle there is always the possibility of [Continue Reading...]

To Do In The Northwest Edible Garden: July 2012

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Beginning of July and everything is soggy with occasional gloombreaks. Typically, Pacific Northwest gardeners are feeling really cheated right about now, having made it through Juneuary and confronting a July that’s not yet delivering summer. Try not to worry – this is all about expectations. Every year we expect summer to run from June to September, and [Continue Reading...]

To Do In The Northwest Edible Garden: July 2011

It looks like warmer weather might finally be here. (Quick, someone knock on some wood!) It’s relative, of course, warmer in my neighborhood is 72 degree days and 53 degree nights. That’s enough for me to get a rosy glow about my neck and shoulders while I work the garden, and is good news for [Continue Reading...]