This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he always thought the garden was his. Even though I do all the work, he always stood by me. I'm located near Boston (in USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot and a backyard vegetable garden. I use sustainable organic methods and try to grow all of my family's vegetables.

Thursday, August 16, 2012


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I am starting to harvest my soybeans. They are still a bit small, but really really tasty. My sister couldn't believe how good fresh edamame tastes.

Soybeans all ripen at once, so I just pull up the whole plant then pick off the beans.

I was impressed to see all the nitrogen-fixing nodules (rhizobia) on the roots.

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Blogger Tina Marie said...

I planted these my first year gardening, before I had raised beds, and the bunnies ate them all. I should really grow them again. Where do you get your seeds?

August 17, 2012 9:37 AM

Anonymous Megan said...

Edamame is one of my garden favorites as well - one of the great delicacies I've had to grow every year since I first tasted them in my CSA box!


August 17, 2012 10:25 AM


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