Maryland Grows


The Semi-Last Haricots Verts

About a gallon of fresh-picked haricots verts  Just picked a gallon of haricots verts (French for skinny green beans) and yanked up the plants as I went along.  It was time.  It’s about the fourth picking off of them, the…

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Bean harvest!

Here’s a late report on this week’s Tuesday harvest at the Derwood Demo Garden.  You may recall, though I haven’t talked about it in a while, that this year’s vegetable team is working on solutions to some of our pest…

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Sweet shop for wasps?

The Red Noodle yardlong beans at the demo garden didn’t get picked this week – here’s why: If you can’t see well enough, click to enlarge; it was hard to get a good photo, but those are wasps on the…

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June harvest and a string bean recipe

Happy July! Yesterday was the last day of June and I got a small harvest out of my garden that consisted of several sweet banana peppers and two more okra. Now here’s the real treat. Last week, I took all…

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