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« on: May 17, 2012 07:03:43 AM »

Here's this morning's harvest; asparagus, carrots and garlic scapes.  Scapes are the flower stalks of garlic plants and they're delicious grilled with a little olive oil, salt and pepper.  Smiley 

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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2012 07:30:20 AM »

I'm getting hungry looking at your harvest Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2012 07:56:41 AM »

So beautiful! It looks so yummy!
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2012 08:18:09 AM »

Yummmmm... I was wondering what scapes were.  do they taste like garlic?
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2012 08:24:33 AM »

Beautiful bounty! Now I want to try some scapes!
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« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2012 08:35:58 AM »

Yummmmm... I was wondering what scapes were.  do they taste like garlic?

They do!  They're tender and are fabulous in stir fry.  Tis the season for them, at least where I live.  They should be available at your local farmer's market. 
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« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2012 10:11:35 AM »

When did you plant your carrots? Mine obviously need to take lessons from yours....
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« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2012 10:15:47 AM »

When did you plant your carrots? Mine obviously need to take lessons from yours....

We planted them last November in a bed inside our greenhouse, along with lettuce, spinach, beets, potatoes and shelling peas.  The carrots we planted out a few weeks ago are around 3 inches tall right now, probably more in line with yours.   Smiley   
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« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2012 10:59:45 AM »

Love fresh veggies! Never tried garlic scapes, but now I want to. They sound right up my alley.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2012 11:48:36 AM »

MissingWillow, I have a question: My garlics don't have scapes yet... is it after the scapes come in that the bulbs are ready to harvest? I've never planted garlic before....
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