Tag Archive for Kale

2017/06/04 Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer vegetable garden, finally vegetables started to grow after chilly Spring. I am so happy all vegetables growing so well and I am so grateful I could keep cooking these vegetables for my daily dishes.

Chayote Squash growing so well.

Japanese pumpkin growing well too.

Red Shiso leaf is volunteer growing from last year. 

Cabbage sharing with bugs

Rhubarb

Japanese Cucumber

Fava Bean

Japanese Eggplant

Kale

Black Soy Bean

Peanuts

Norabo

Turnip

Fudansou

Trefoil

 

 

 

2015/03/03 Spring Vegetable Garden

This is Spring garden. I made very simple green house for summer vegetable.

Spring Garden

Spring Garden

Pea

Pea

Pea

Mizuna

Mizuna

Mizuna

Avocado, my friend gave me this Avocado plant. I heard Avocado grew very big…..will see.

Avocado

Avocado

Rubharb

Rubharb

Rubharb

Kale

Kale

Kale

Okinawan Spinach, my mom’s friend gave me this.

Okinawan spinach

Okinawan spinach

Trefoil spread in the garden.

Trefoil

Trefoil

Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli

Butter Lettuce

Butter Lettuce

Butter Lettuce

Lettuce, my friend gave me plants.

Lettuce

Lettuce

Norabo, my friend gave me seed. Almost finishing the season.

Norabo

Norabo

I stir fried Norabo today.

Norabo stir fry

Norabo stir fry

Fig, I need to cut Fig in March.

Fig

Fig

Komatsuna

Komatsuna

Komatsuna

Daikon

Daikon

Daikon

Runner Bean, I need to protect new sprout from snails.

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/10/30 Fall Vegetable Garden

Runner bean grew very tall and heavy.

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

 

There was a storm few days ago, and Runner bean shelf was blow down with strong wind. I need to pull out Runner bean.

Fall vegetable garden

Fall vegetable garden

Also I pulled out tomatoes except few.

Rhubarb grew big now.

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Chinese Cabbage got Bagrada bug, I need to pull out some Chinese Cabbage, Turnip, Komatsuna. I only could pinch them….

Chinese Cabbage

Chinese Cabbage

I re-seeded Komatsuna.

Komatsuna

Komatsuna

Kale are voluntarily growing, I make Kale green juice for lunch.

Kale

Kale

Trefoil is voluntarily growing too.

Trefoil

Trefoil

Arugula

Arugula

Arugula

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Tomato has still some fruits.

Tomato

Tomato

Fig has some fruits too.

Fig

Fig

Norabo leaf

Norabo leaf

Norabo leaf

Sweet 100 cherry tomato, which is late fall harvest tomato. Very sweet.

Sweet 100 cherry tomato

Sweet 100 cherry tomato

Mix Basil

Mix Basil

Mix Basil

Daikon

Daikon

Daikon

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant

 

2014/10/01 Fall Vegetable Garden

Fall vegetable garden, still very green

Fall vegetable garden

Fall vegetable garden

Runner bean grew so tall now

Runner bean

Runner bean

Bosnian Tomato, still has some green fruits

Bosnian tomato

Bosnian tomato

Chinese cabbage, seeded one month ago

Chinese Cabbage

Chinese Cabbage

Turnip, seeded one month ago

Turnip

Turnip

Komatsuna green, seeded one month ago

Komatsuna green

Komatsuna green

Kale

Kale

Kale

Trefoil, voluntary growing

Trefoil

Trefoil

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Arugula, already flowering

Arugula

Arugula

Genovese Basil, I made pesto

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Tomato, still has green ones

Tomato

Tomato

Norabo green, seeded few weeks ago

Norabo green

Norabo green

Fig, I am disappointed… two fruits are missing….I only harvest one fig.

Fig

Fig

Sweet 100, fall season tomato

Sweet 100 cherry tomato

Sweet 100 cherry tomato

Mix Basil, I made pesto too.

Mix Basil

Mix Basil

Japanese Eggplant, still has many fruits.

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

Daikon, seeded one month ago

Daikon

Daikon

Roma Tomato

Roma Tomato

Roma Tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/09/14 Fall Vegetable Garden & JP Pumpkin

This is Fall vegetable garden.

Fall vegetable garden

Fall vegetable garden

Runner bean grew so tall

Runner bean

Runner bean

Bosnian Tomato, there are still green & red ones.

Bosnian tomato

Bosnian tomato

Chinese Cabbage for fall crop

Chinese cabbage

Chinese cabbage

Turnip

Turnip

Turnip

Komatsuna

Komatsuna

Komatsuna

Kale

Kale

Kale

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Fig

Fig

Fig

Chives & Green onion

Chives & Green onion

Chives & Green onion

Arugula

Arugula

Arugula

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Sweet 100 Cherry tomato

Sweet 100 Cherry Tomato

Sweet 100 Cherry Tomato

Wild Boir red tomato

Wild Boir red tomato

Wild Boir red tomato

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Cucumber only few left

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

I only harvested one JP Pumpkin this summer…

I simmered it but taste bad:(

JP Pumpkin

JP Pumpkin

2014/08/15 Vegetable Garden

Runner beans grew so tall now.

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Fig has fruits already! I need to replant it bigger pot soon.

Fig

Fig

Rhubarb is growing bigger too.

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Kale plant grew voluntarily after pulled out old one.

Kale

Kale

Bosnian Tomato grew so well this year, it has so many fruits now. I am busy making Bosnian tomato soup.

Bosnian Tomato

Bosnian Tomato

Soy beans are getting bigger too.

Soy Bean

Soy Bean

Arugula is growing just enough for sandwich.

Arugla

Arugula

Genovese Basil grew bigger now, I can make more pesto.

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Red Shiso leaf voluntarily grew so well this year, taller than me. I already made shiso juice, pickled plum used 1/4 of these.

Red shiso leaf

Red shiso leaf

Mixed Basil grew well from seed.

Mixed Basil

Mixed Basil

Red & Green tomato from Wild Boir Farm, very tasty.

Red & Green tomato

Red & Green tomato

Mizuna is slightly bitter, good for sandwich.

Mizuna

Mizuna

Japanese Eggplant grew very well too, I got good plant this year. I used eggplants the sample tasting dish for Open House @Deborah’s Palm tomorrow.

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant

Japanese Cucumber grew so well this year too, I harvested very long one today and cooked sample tasting dish tomorrow.

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Bosnian Paprika has sweet and rich flavor.

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

San Marzano Roma tomato are growing well too, my garden neighbor gave me the plant.

San Marzano Roma

San Marzano Roma

Shiso leaf likes shady spot.

Shiso leaf

Shiso leaf

Morocco Bean grew so tall now.

Morocco Bean

Morocco Bean

I harvested tomatoes so many, I will bring to Deborah’s Palm Open House tomorrow to share.

Tomato

Tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/07/07 Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer vegetables growing now.

Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer Vegetable Garden

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Norabo leaf

Norabo leaf

Norabo leaf

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Fig

Fig

Fig

Bosnian Tomato

Bosnian Tomato

Bosnian Tomato

Boir Tomato

Boir Tomato

Boir Tomato

Soy Bean

Soy Bean

Soy Bean

Arugula

Arugula

Arugula

Genovese  Basil

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Kale

Kale

Kale

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Red Shiso

Red Shiso

Red Shiso

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

Morocco Bean

Morocco Bean

Morocco Bean

Green Shiso

Green Shiso

Green Shiso

I harvested Japanese cucumber, tomato, Morocco bean, Japanese eggplant, Norabo leaf, Kale.

Vegetables from garden

Vegetables from garden

 

Japanese cucumber with home made miso, very tasty!

Cucumber with miso

Cucumber with miso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/05/27 Vegetable Garden

I seeded runner bean end of March, but all new leaves were eaten by snails……I seeded again in May. Applied egg shell around leaves, finally they starts growing now.

Runner bean

Runner bean

Japanese pumpkin

I seeded in April but irrigation system’s timer’s battery died during Japan trip for three weeks. Japanese pumpkin did not grow. I seeded again.

Japanese pumpkin

Japanese pumpkin

Bosnian tomato

Bosnian tomato

Bosnian tomato

Trefoil/Mitsuba

Trefoil

Trefoil

Kale for green juice

Kale

Kale

Chives & Green onion, chives has pink flower now.

Chives & Green onion

Chives & Green onion

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Red shiso leaf, voluntarily growing every year.

Red shiso leaf

Red shiso leaf

Fig

Fig

Fig

Bosnian paprika, garden neighbor gave plants.

Bosnian paprika

Bosnian paprika

Japanese cucumber, I seeded but died in April. I bought plants in May.

Japanese cucumber

Japanese cucumber

Japanese eggplant

Japanese eggplant

Japanese eggplant

Green shiso leaf, voluntarily grow every year.

Green shiso leaf

Green shiso leaf

Morocco bean

Morocco bean

Morocco bean

Butter lettuce, still few are growing.

Butter lettuce

Butter lettuce

Vegetable garden

Vegetable garden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/04/06 Vegetable Garden

All vegetables looks so happy and growing very well.

Pea

Pea

Pea

Runner Bean were eaten by snails… Hope still alive. This is organic garden, there are lots of snails around.

Runner beans

Runner beans

Fig

Fig

Fig

Tomato, seeded and planted

Tomato

Tomato

Turnips

Turnip

Turnip

Trefoil

Trefoil

Trefoil

Norabo green

Norabo green

Norabo green

Kale

Kale

Kale

Rebherb

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Chives & Green onion

Chives & Green onion

Chives & Green onion

Butter lettuce

Butter lettuce

Butter lettuce

Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli

Cabbage

Cabbage

Cabbage

Daikon

Daikon

Daikon

Morocco bean, they are eaten by snails too….

Morocco bean

Morocco bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/02/18 Vegetable Garden

This is the winter garden which I made small green house for summer vegetables.

Winter garden

Winter garden

Pea

Pea

Pea

Turnip

Turnip

Turnip

Trefoil, I seeded in December and finally starts to grow.

Trefoil

Trefoil

Norabo which I got seed from my friend, tried first time.

Norabo leaf

Norabo

Chives

Chives

Chives

Green Onion

Green onion

Green onion

Daikon

Daikon

Daikon

Kale

Kale

Kale

Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli

Cabbage

Cabbage

Cabbage

Butter Lettuce

Butter Lettuce

Butter Lettuce

Fig

Fig

Fig

Morocco Bean

Morocco bean

Morocco bean