Category Archives: Spring

Late-March Garden

Our garden is still snow covered, but we have green sprouts inside. I took advantage of the 30 degree temperatures and sun yesterday to work on pruning some of our fruit trees. This is where the 1-2 feet of compacted … Continue reading

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First Harvest

Spinach & Kale from the cold frame last week, and a few volunteer garlic shoots. Thank goodness for overwintered greens! See other harvests at Daphne’s.

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First Blooms

Crocus Winter Aconite This year is the latest date we’ve had for the first blooms. We look forward to many more to come! First bloom 2013: March 31 First bloom 2012: March 19 First bloom 2011: April 4

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Outside there is over a foot of snow blanketing the garden. Inside, spring has begun with seeds sown in hope of green things to come. I started seeds today, weeks later than I usually start. I put some sweet potatoes … Continue reading

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The crocuses were in full bloom this week with the sun. Looks like spring is finally here!

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