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2 . 15. 14 | Winter Garden Notes

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In the winter garden, root crops like these “Touchon carrots” have been doing really well.

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Sometimes they get a little freaky.

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This fall and winter our most productive crop has been our radishes. Here we have purple daikon radishes, white daikon radishes, watermelon radishes and French breakfast radishes.

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The end product makes a beautiful salad. Add pita and hummus and you have the GAR lunch!

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Our beets seem to do better in the spring, but these Chioggia beets are still beautiful when you slice them.

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A mix of root veggies and fennel. Perfect for grilling!

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first GAR strawberry!

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Meiwa Kumquats! You have to get to these fast, before Lucy sees them!

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Purple Kohlrabi!

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It can get cold in Galveston. Yes, that is ice in our fennel.

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Tropical Milkweed seed pod. This will make more food for the next generation of Monarch butterflies.

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GAR Program Manager, Sallie Barbee, works the soil for spring flower planting!

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