This little Jade Cross Brussels sprouts seedling, only four weeks old, is first into the open field. The weather remains pretty well perfect, warm and sunny, and we're steadily chipping away at the list of crops waiting to be started right away. Today, besides the Brussels … [Read more...] about First field transplant of the year
Archives for April 2007
Some of the last-started tomatoes. This was a first-time experiment with starting toms in 200-cell plug trays, also, starting as close to last frost date as seemed reasonable. You can get a lot going in a little space, but they won't fit in there for long. (Gotta admit, this … [Read more...] about Latest tomatoes
Today the weather finally broke for the warm and sunny. Amazing what a difference a day can make! And not a moment too soon. The grow racks are full to overflowing. I've been holding the seedlings in their original positions for as long as possible, but at least half absolutely … [Read more...] about Greenroom bubbling over…
Surprise! I feel like a kid with a new go-kart. I plan to learn how to weld this year, and I'd been discussing with Bob this specialized harvest cart as a first project. Well, he went ahead and whipped up his own interpretation, using parts that were hanging about. Voila! The … [Read more...] about Greens machine!
It's too wet today for fieldwork, and the seedlings are all set till starting squash, cukes and melons in a few days. There's always lots of other stuff to do, like building an enclosure for the new composting toilet (a modern outhouse in the field). For that I did a quick … [Read more...] about Wood pile