January gardening tips: winter harvests

Rooftop gardening
January 14, 2013

Portulaca invernaleI finally have a lot of winter purslane, aka miners lettuce: it has heart shaped, fleshy leaves, that I used for some sandwiches.

Crescione di terraI love cress recipes, and this year I tried land cress, or american cress. It has bigger leaves than garden cress, and it tastes almost the same.

Radishes, carrots, swedeSome root vegetables from my rooftop containers.
From top left, the radishes: Munchen Bier, China Rose, Purple Plum and the last Watermelon, my favourite one.
In the picture you can see also the first carrot of the season, a purple one, and four swedes.

Radishes, carrots, swedes: 220g

This post joins to Harvest Mondays.

LicoriceThree years ago:

Waiting for licorice

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Author: Liz (URL)

i ve never tried gowing purslane
(its not generally used a great deal in Australia for some reason). I would like to try it though and the idea of a winter version has prompted me to try to find some seed - thankyou.

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