It took a day to sort things out after the move on Sunday, and now the onion seedlings are back in the light racks in the new seedling room, soaking up the cool white fluorescent light. Three trays in all of onions, along with a still-to-germinate tray of parsley, made the little … [Read more...] about Grow lights on again!
With the cold snap about to break, the final potting up is fully underway, a few days later than last year, but no worries. Even with the new, fourth grow rack, things are tight, with four trays to a shelf instead of the ideal two—better to give 'em all an equal ration of light … [Read more...] about Seedlings stack up
Seedlings are everywhere. The first set of tomatoes is putting on its hairy true leaves: that's a Striped German in the pic. With Lynn honing her new putting-seeds-in- plug-sheets skills today, the early seedling starts are just about done. From the top (the end of January), that … [Read more...] about Seedlings everywhere!
New lumber turns into new grow rack. This adds a fourth to the set, a measure of tiny farm growth. I started with two in Year 1, built another one last year (Year 5). It's not like the focus here is on rapid expansion...this is the speed of staying tiny! ;) Although I don't … [Read more...] about Rack built
Seedling production is on about the same schedule as last year, except there are a few new things on the go: celery, onions, leek, celeriac. The three grow racks aren't yet full (and there's a fourth to build), but all that will change in a couple of days, when peppers and … [Read more...] about Seedlings continue to grow…