Tag Archive for Daikon

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015/03/02 Daikon & Dried Sweet Potato

I harvested Daikon from garden. Made grated daikon at my friend’s house yesterday.

Daikon

Daikon

Boiled leaves and made dried daikon leaves.

Dried daikon leaves

Dried daikon leaves

The big daikon leaves become very small when dried, I can use this as a rice sprinkle or miso soup ingredients.

Dried daikon leaves

Dried daikon leaves

I made dried sweet potato again for my friend.

Dried sweet potato

Dried sweet potato

I had left over chocolate, dried sweet potato covered with chocolate.

Dried sweet potato covered with chocolate.

Dried sweet potato covered with chocolate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/04/06 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/04/01 Daikon & Broccoli

I harvested daikon, rinse them, separate leaves and roots.

Daikon

Daikon

Daikon

Sometimes we only see daikon at market, but daikon leave contains lots of vitamins and very nutritious.

Daikon leave

Daikon leave

Daikon leave

I boiled them.

Boiling daikon leaves

Boiling daikon leaves

After boiled, cool down in water, drain and squeeze water, chop and keep in refrigerator.  You can use many dishes.

Yay! I planted broccoli few times in the past and finally harvested nice size broccoli first time.

Broccoli

Broccoli

Steamed broccoli, very tender and tasty!

Steamed broccoli

Steamed broccoli

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/03/16 Daikon Man?

I harvested daikon few days back, it looks like daikon man is running!

Daikon man

I harvested daikon yesterday, they are straight and pretty good size.

Daikon

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012/07/07 Daikon

I harvested all daikon today, and unfortunately all daikon are twisted.

I dried them in the sun.

Dried daikon

2012/06/24 Daikon & Morocco Bean

I seeded daikon first time because I raised bedding very high. I wanted to try.

They looks like grew well.

Daikon

 

But when I harvested, they are so twisted…..

Daikon twisted

 

Twisted daikon

 

I expected straight daikon, so I was little disappointed. If you know how to grow daikon straight, please let me know!

I made simmered daikon with pork. Daikon is so tender and juicy.

Simmered daikon with pork

Morocco beans grew so tall now.

Morocco bean

 

I harvested Morocco beans

Morocco bean

 

Made stir fried Morocco bean. This recipe is in my cook book too.

Stir fry Morocco bean