Inside and Outside

I was able to collect seeds from last year’s garden to help off set this year’s seed purchase. Left from last year I had Dill, Melon, Snow Peas, Black Eyed Susan Vine, Coriander/Cilantro, Onion Chive, Cardinal Climber, Morning Glory, Basil, Snap Dragons, Nasturtium, Marigold, Sunflower, Lettuce, and Zinnia. This year I bought all of my…

A Cool Spring

Tulips are close. Not sure what colors these are, many are actually blooming for the first time this year. The Queen of the Night are the ones I was excited about the most but those don’t look like they’ll flower, however. Last season I thinned and planted Muscari throughout the bed. So they came back…

AND THE WINNER IS? (drum roll)

  Today was 70°F in Buffalo, NY. The warmest day of the year. It’s supposed to drop into the 40°s and rain for a few days, but that’s the norm for April. The sunlight inspired this grouping of Crocus to open wide. Some Hyacinths, Tulips, Snow Drops, and Muscari are all coming up and even…

Spring 2014 – EAT MY PLANTS!

It is officially Spring which means we’ll be back to work in the gardens and posting lots of pictures. There are some new plans for 2014… My good friend, Jman, starts his Permaculture plan at his cottage. He’s been doing a lot of research and designing this past Winter and is ready to make some…

Fall into Winter – Happy New Year

The season was ending. Harvests were getting less frequent yet I still had much to do. At this point I should have been pulling hydration lines, cutting mulch and compost into the beds, but I was only collecting seeds. As you can see from the picture above, Morning Glory were still coming on strong. Put…

Tents

30’s Tonight. Is it May?

Typical weather in Buffalo. Last year the last frost we got was so late it ruined the Peaches and Apples in our area. Tonight temperatures by the lake, my place, will fall into the 30’s, counties to the North will be in the 34 degrees area, and the counties to the South, away from the…