For years I have been succession planting a variety of heirloom radishes in my garden. I can usually get 2-3 plantings in before the summer heat kicks in and another 1-2 plantings in the fall. This means 1) I go
This is a precarious time of year for Minnesota gardeners. It’s the time of year that we hold our breath a little every time we pull up the 10 day forecast, and don’t let it out with relief until we
I think we’re finally back in business! Of all the times to have technical difficulties, the middle of Salsa Week was certainly not ideal, but the glitch has been fixed and things seem to be back to normal again. So, let’s
In an effort to be more faithful about sharing variety-specific growing information on my garden selections, I will occasionally feature these varieties in their own posts. French Breakfast radishes are a delightful little heirloom radish. The little cylinder-shaped radishes grow
One of my favorite moments each spring is that satisfying moment when I look at the garden and realize that it’s starting to look like a garden again.
Tonight’s harvest: a nice little selection of radishes that have survived the frosty nights. Roasted radishes for dinner? I think so!
This heat has not been kind to the radishes. The last of my second planting, and now most of my third planting have bolted before the radishes had a chance to form. On the bright side, it was not entirely
After one L-O-N-G week of cleaning up in the aftermath of last Tuesday’s storm, I had a few brief moments to get back to the garden this weekend. The time spent pulling weeds and snipping fresh basil was a welcomed
One of the sure signs of summer at our house is when a batch of fresh pesto and a straight-from-the-oven crusty baguette constitutes an acceptable substitute for a complete meal. Forget the perfectly grilled steak or the sweet corn (or maybe don’t
The area of the garden I’ve started to call “the salad bowl” is really filling in with several plantings of spinach, lettuces, pea shoots, radishes, and mesclun mix. Between the greens from thinning out a few beets and radishes, and