Daily Archives: January 20, 2010

There really are things growing out there!

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(arugula)
Although we’ve spent much of our winter so far out of the garden, believe it or not there are still things growing out there. Even I am surprised to see it all when I walk outside. But there they are growing away, slowly, but growing all the same.
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This is our first year growing turnips. They are as easy to grow as beets, which they sit right next too, and are a great addition to soups and other roasted delights we make. Plus the leaves, which have a spicy mustard like taste, are great stir fried with garlic.
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(beets with carrots and bok choy behind)
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Celery root, or celeriac, is also new to our garden. We bought this plant from the Sonoma Garden Park plant sale back in…oh, I think September….
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We have more romanesco broccoli growing too.
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Earlier in fall, the chard and the chervil were sharing this raised bed in a nice neighborly way. But now it seems like despite it’s delicate looking nature the chervil is taking over and leaving no victims.

What’s growing in your winter garden?

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