In this post, I thought I would just add pictures from the garden taken on Saturday, as a way to document my garden status going into December. I am doing this first because I am just simply amazed at how much food I have in my garden going into December. I would not have thought… Read More Winter Garden Update – Part 2
Saturday morning was cold. Sunday morning felt even colder. And it struck me, as I am taking my tiny little plants out of the greenhouse, that this is a little strange. Aren’t you supposed to only transplant in the spring with the warm season ahead, not in the fall, in the cold, with less and… Read More Transplanting For Winter
In September, I prepped some beds for Fall/Winter harvest and since I was basically planting the same seed (or seed type) in each bed, I decided I would just scatter seed them. Rather than draw lines within the bed and seed along the row, I just scattered and raked them in a bit. Easy peasy and… Read More I Will Trust My OCD and Never Scatter-Sow
-Normally when I start a seed in a tray or soil block, or direct seed in the ground, standard procedure is to sow 2-4 seeds together to make sure at least one grows. Usually a packet of seeds has hundreds and I may not go through them all, even with this practice. When I started… Read More Beet Transplant
Wow, so much is going on and so little time to blog. Today I am carving out a little time for an update. Carrots First, I am going to say I am very glad I am keeping a journal, and that I built an excel sheet to help calculate when to expect the seeds to sprout… Read More Carrots, Rutabaga, and the Rest!
We finally got to harvesting more potatoes this weekend, and we were not disappointed. We got some really big ones and lots overall! Well, the only disappointment was to find more potato beetles on what is left of the vines. Some had grown past the larval/pupae stage to adult beetle, so I went through and picked them off… Read More More Potatoes and the Fall Crops