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Wordless Wednesday: Winter Abundance

The term “winter garden” may sound like an oxymoron to half of the country, but for southern gardens, winter abundance is happening now. For the rest, it’s seed catalog season. Here is some inspiration to help you enjoy your winter, whatever it looks like.

Winter Abundance

fall root veggie bed
Our root veggie bed (spring and winter radishes, carrots, parsnips, and turnips) is surrounded by volunteer arugula.
wordless wednesday salad garden
The salad garden is producing lettuces, mustard greens (sawtooth, Giant red, and tatsoi), mache, bok choy and peas.
We love crisp radishes in winter salads, and roasted in savory dishes.
The hens love the radish tops and other greens from the garden.
A partial harvest of microgreens. We’ll post a video about growing microgreens next week.

Comfort & Joy

Seasonal Suprises

Yes, we get a round of strawberries in December.
Eloise started laying in December. Better late than never.
A volunteer cherry tomato is going strong into winter.
Volunteer stinging nettles will becomes soup this week.

Happy Holidays to your and yours from all of us here at Gardenerd.

Happy Holidays to you and yours from all of us here at Gardenerd. May the garden bring you joy and seasonal abundance now and in the future.

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