2015 Planning

On January 1st I used the lazy day to start planning the new garden. Some of the old reliable plants sowed from seeds collected in Fall and some new varieties sowed from seeds purchased from High Mowing Organic Seeds in Vermont. Some of my selections are currently on back order so I haven’t placed my…

Snow Peas

Here Come the Peas but See Ya Later Broccoli

The Snow Peas are now here. There were only 8 or 10 total today, first of the season, but I have a lot of plants so there will be plenty. The few that were ready today didn’t make it out of the garden. I celebrated their arrival by eating them with the neighbor kids. The…

All About Napa Cabbage

GROWING In cold climates, start these seeds indoors about 6-10 weeks before last frost. It’s best to use 4″ pots to allow the root growth enough room for the duration of the indoor period. Soil temperatures are best kept between 70-80 degrees. (That’s a tough one for me.) Plant the seeds about 1/4″-1/2″ deep. You…