Tag: August

Harvesting onions in August

Harvesting onions in August. Patterson yellow storage onions, Red Zeppelin red storage onions, and Red Marble red cipollini onions were harvested on August 1. That was my first mistake. I started a process of drying the onions that, in retrospect, was too much like…

Harvesting peppers in August

Harvesting peppers in August. For the most part, peppers have been a huge success this summer. Last summer all the Havasu peppers turned out to be frying peppers. I’ll never figure that one out. This summer the Havasu plants are so productive I can’t…

August dog days

August dog days. I wish I could say I spent major August time sitting in the shade reading novels. But I didn’t. Various projects imposed themselves upon me, taking me away from the garden and my blog. Dreadful. It has not been the best…

Harvesting tomatoes in August

Harvesting tomatoes in August. The first slicing tomatoes and plum tomatoes were picked on August 12. That’s almost embarrassing. What can be done to move up the tomato harvest to, maybe, July 12. That would be noteworthy. Matt’s wild cherry tomatoes were first picked…