Tag Archive for Arugula

2016/09/11 Vegetable Garden & Chayote

I visited vegetable garden today.

Trefoil

Trefoil

Fudansou/cooked with salt koji.

Fudansou

Basil/I made pesto sauce.

Basil

Arugula/keep for seeds

Arugula

Eggplant/still very small…..

Eggplant

Benrina/another green leafy vegetable

Benrina

Japanese Pumpkin/growing so well, already harvested 4~5 pumpkins

JP pumpkin

JP pumpkin

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash

Chayote Squash/my friend @work gave me a fruit and grew so tall. I harvested three fruits. This is very first time I planted Chayote, I am so excited to see a fruit.

Chayote

Black Soy Bean

Black soy bean

Wild Bore Tomato

tomato

Runner Bean

bean

Chayote

ChayoteCut in half

cut in halfSteamed with salt koji

steamTender and tasty

cooked

This is Chayote health benefit

 

 

 

 

2016/08/17 Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer vegetable garden, all vegetables growing so well.

Summer garden

Trefoil

Trefoil

Green Onion

Green onion

Turnip

Turnip

Fudansou

Fudansou

Basil

Basil

Arugula, I keep for seed

Arugla

Cabbage

Cabbage

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Chayote grew tall now

Chayote

Red Shiso leaf

Red Shiso leaf

Black Soy Bean

Black Soy Bean

Japanese Pepper

Japanese Pepper

Squash

Squash

Green Shiso

Green Shiso

Many varieties of Tomato

Sweet 100

Sweet 100

Yellow Tomato

Yellow Tomato

Berkeley Tie Dye Heart

Wild Bore Tomato

Celeb Tomato

Celeb Tomato

tomato

Bosnian Tomato

Bosnitan

Roma

Jersey

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Poor pumpkin, it is stuck in the fence….

pumpkin

Today’s harvest

harvest

 

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

 

2014/09/14 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010/08/09 Vegetable Garden

Many vegetables are growing in my organic vegetable garden. But it is cold summer this year in US and vegetables grow slowly.

American tomato/the tomatoes are still green color.

Amreican tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bosnian tomatoes/my garden neighbor gave me plants. They are still green color too. My neighbor is very nice and he made this bracing strut for me.

Bosnian tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buckwheat/I planted this to attract good bugs to my garden and it blooming little white flower now.

Buckwheat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrity tomato/still green color too.

Celebrity tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cherry tomato/this plant did not grow well this year, it does not have many tomatoes this year.

Cherry tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chives/I harvested and cooked hamburger few days ago.

Chives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Girl tomato/this tomato ripped first and I harvested  10 tomatoes already.

Early girt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green shiso leaves/it grows so well this year, big and soft leaves. I harvested and cooked a lot.

Green shiso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese cucumber/just blooming flowers

JP cucumber flower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese eggplant/I harvested 4~5 already.

JP eggplant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Komatsuna/this is very handy if I have in my garden. I can use in many different way of cooking, and very nutritious and healthy vegetable too.

Komatsuna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long eggplant/my garden neighbor gave me a plant and I harvested 1 eggplant now.

Chinese eggplant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mint/I make mint tea and drink cold mint tea everyday. It is very refreshing and tasty in summer.

Mint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Myoga/this is Japanese herb and season in summer. It has unique refreshing flavor and adding nice little bitterness to foods.

Myouga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arugula/this is a salad leaf and has little bitter taste. Very refreshing and nice salad leaf.

Arugula

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pickles cucumber/I made a lot’s of pickles this year.

Pickles cucumber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red shiso leaf/I used this leaf for plum pickles to add bright purple color. Also I made shiso juice too.

Red shiso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salad burdock/I planted this last November but just came out again naturally. This is very tasty to make salad.

Salad burdock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soybean

Soybean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow pear tomato/it grows very well this year and I harvested lot’s of tomatoes already. Every breakfast we eat this.

Yellow pear tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zucchini/I harvested lot’s of zucchini this year too. I can not eat them all and I gave them to my friend too.

Zucchini