The seedling table has thinned considerably, as I have slowly filled up the front metal bed with lettuces and spinach, and the trellis bed with cucumbers and swiss chard. The red kuri went in front of the beans, and all the tomatoes are in their thickets. Which leaves something of a motley crew on Fred. … Continue reading The last bed on the left
Or rather everybody into the plot. That's just sad- an empty bed with a bag of good soil on top. Time to fix that. After a spot of weeding and digging- and weeding and digging- and... The bed was filled with the good new soil, and ready for planting. I have those three black krim … Continue reading Tomato time- everybody into the pool!
The back row of my big seedling starter had komatsuna in it which was a bad idea. Hench the empty rows. Did you know that seedlings can themselves go to seed? Well komatsuna can. Turns out planting them in the fall isn't a guideline, it's a rule. Oh well. But the middle row of Gai … Continue reading Somethings come out of the greenhouse, somethings go into the greenhouse, somethings go in a bed- it’s busy here
No, I'm not referring to what sounds like the weirdest fan fiction pairing on earth- I'm talking tomatoes! The weather here got pretty decently sunny and warm and one glance at my two remaining gallon tomatoes got me rolling up my sleeves and getting to work. This- the corner bed- is the absolute sunniest spot … Continue reading Spike and Julia Child in their new home
It's April! and there's so much to do! Like fix... this. Man when napa cabbage goes it goes huh. I had to get out my good pruners and cut these guys down into pieces just to get them to fit in the green can. I noticed a sort of cotton-y and weird bug residue on … Continue reading April planting, part 1