Category Archives: seeds

Mid- April Garden

The snow is finally gone from garden beds and from the paths. There is lots of clean up to be done that wasn’t done last fall. These seedlings are out on the deck hardening off. Hopefully the garden beds will … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Garden, seedlings, Spring | 2 Comments

The Start of the Garden

Today my garden helper and I mixed seed-starting mix and water and filled three flats full of cells.  We started peppers, basil, leeks, shallots, lettuce & greens, brussels sprouts, cabbage & broccoli. Outside the snow is a deep blanket on … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, seed starting | 1 Comment


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

Posted in 2014, seed starting, Spring | 2 Comments

Signs of Spring

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 … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Garden, meyer lemon, seed starting, snow, Spring | 3 Comments

2013 Seed Order

I finally placed my seed order yesterday. I ordered Potatoes and Shallots from Fedco in December as soon as the catalog came, because those are easier choices and I knew I didn’t want to miss out on certain varieties. French … Continue reading

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