We saw the sun on Tuesday this week, though daily snow showers and gray skies continued the rest of the week. I’ve been regularly brushing the snow off the cold frame. These longer days will help the greens begin to revive. Heavy wet snow split the plastic on the hoop frame. I hope the row cover under there will be enough protection for the remaining cold.
It inspired me to finally take a look at my seed starting spreadsheet. I knew I was behind last year. So I removed my sewing fabric from the lowest shelf, found the trays and started leeks, shallots, kale, bok choy, lettuce, celery, peppers and my early tomatoes.
(I lowered the lights after I took this photo.)
Also this week the first of my meyer lemon buds opened. We’ve been watching the buds grow and grow and finally this one bloomed. I hand-pollinated it. You can see the tree is covered with many buds. Maybe this year we’ll finally get a lemon or two.
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