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  • Garden Update July 2011: Tomatillo, Diva Cucumber, Zephyr Squash, & 8-Ball Squash

    Garden Update July 2011: Tomatillo, Diva Cucumber, Zephyr Squash, & 8-Ball Squash

    Jul 22, 2011 10:50

    Another great year in the garden.  I truly do not know why more people do not grow their own food.  The quality and variety...

     
  • Chayote Sprouted: 3 months

    Chayote Sprouted: 3 months

    Feb 20, 2010 2:44

    I am taking pics of my progression trying to grow chayotes.  I bought these chayote from Safeway in december and put...

     
  • Growing Chayote in Northern California

    Growing Chayote in Northern California

    Dec 29, 2009 5:00

    Growing up, I remember my aunt growing this odd vegetable in her backyard.  The plant was huge and took over her the...

     
  • Lemon Cucumber: female blossom

    Lemon Cucumber: female blossom

    Jul 15, 2009 6:25

    It is petty easy to differentiate betwee the male and female blossoms if you know what to look for. This is a picture of...

     
  • Yummy Lemon Cucumber

    Yummy Lemon Cucumber

    Jul 5, 2009 21:39

    Here’s a picture of a lemon cucumber. They can get more yellow but by then the seeds are too big and the flavor is...

     
  • Lemon Cucumbers are HERE!

    Lemon Cucumbers are HERE!

    Jun 30, 2009 4:22

    We never got around to building a trellis for our lemon cucumber. We have been so busy with parties, family and friend visits...

     
  • Lemon Cucumber

    Lemon Cucumber

    Jun 25, 2009 21:44

    Just thought I would share a pic of a baby lemon cucmber. I am not sure if this has been pollinated but did see a honeybee...

     
  • First squash Harvest

    First squash Harvest

    Jun 7, 2009 21:34

    Here is a pic of my cocozelle zucchini. This is a great beginner squash plant. It does not get too big and is a good producer....

     
  • Crispy Squash Blossoms with Pulled Pork

    Crispy Squash Blossoms with Pulled Pork

    Jun 4, 2009 1:40

    I found the recipe for what I am going to make next with my squash blossoms. How good does this look? I found the recipe...

     
  • Cocozelle Zucchini

    Cocozelle Zucchini

    May 30, 2009 16:19

    I love this zucchini plant so far. It is a very vigorous grower and the flowers are gorgeous! Also, crossing my fingers but...