So I have two "members" in my little CSA now who pick up weekly boxes. It’s helping to fund the garden for us to eat, which sort of helps me to mentally justify the expense of it all. (If you think about it, a small addition to the garden is allowing me to have enough [...]
The sun finally peeked through for a few hours on Friday evening, and I swear the plants took it as an opportunity to double in size. Those vile mosquitoes also took it as a reason to break out of hibernation — after only an hour of sun, one landed on my arm (and was immediately [...]
The plants can’t seem to figure out what month it is, thanks to the weather. One day it’s hot and one of my broccoli plants bolted into pretty flowers, the next it’s cool and the radishes and cauliflower are happy but the melons keeled over and died. Click on any picture to see the gallery.
Spring is fast approaching, so it is time for some spring planning in terms of planting! Now is the time to finalize those varieties that you will be growing and get your seed growing kits ready. I added new seed varieties this year as well as a new seed starting kit with heat mats.