Category Archives: greens

time keeps slipping

  was surprised to see not just strawberry flowers, but strawberries forming already!  February 10, 2017.  AND did get some spinach seeds yesterday and put a few into dirt in the greenhouse.

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summer update

It has just been HOT, HOTTER, and HOTTEST.  While we might not have broken any single temp records, we have NEVER had to have our air conditioning on 24/7 for more than 3 days in a row before. It has … Continue reading

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keeping track

4 of the 7  zucchini seeds planted have come up.  Nothing showing yet on the bush beans or the carrots (did mention I’d planted carrots where the peas had been? and when I harvest the peas all the ripe pods that … Continue reading

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garden journal update

May 11, 2016.  Most of garden is planted.  Am not really good at planning the garden.  Get some of it down, but the plan has to be adjusted because of how much space I used for the alliums, how long … Continue reading

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seedling status

Can honestly say, think my seedlings in the greenhouse are doing the best ever!  The curtains I hung on the north side obviously helped moderate temperatures.  On the south side, hung some frost blanket which is acting as sun shade … Continue reading

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FINALLY

a little late, but better than later, seeds in six packs in the greenhouse.  The usual: peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, chard, squash, some calendula, sunflowers, nasturtium, and arnica. Also some white sage.  Arugula for the first time.  Plenty of lettuce in … Continue reading

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more experimenting

I’m a fan of grow bags, and I struggle with transplanting seedlings at any time. So when I saw these little pots, had to give them a try.  Right now, I use old plastic 6 packs and they get old … Continue reading

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