Adding a pinch (5g) of fairly pricey Rushmore (a beautifully deep-red oakleaf) to a batch of salad mix. This is the basic all-lettuce summer blend: seven varieties, selected mainly for color (greens to reds), texture (flat to frilly), and to some degree, seed cost (the price … [Read more...] about Making salad mix
[From 12 Apr 2016] Today's transplants: Still steadily plugging in seedlings in the greenhouse, waiting for more ground to dry out. This round, lettuces (above) and bok choi (elsewhere). All this transplanting is pretty straightforward—taking the photo, I might wonder, "What's … [Read more...] about Transplanting…never twice the same!
Friday harvest and the main green going right now is LETTUCE, appearing as small leaf salad mix. We're waiting to do new greenhouse seeding - it's still way wet in there - but a bunch of lettuce transplants are already in, some bok choi, too. So the season's ramping up and the … [Read more...] about Stack of lettuce
Transplanting lettuce into the unheated greenhouse, filling it out in small sections to work around wetter areas. The seedlings, waiting for drier conditions, stayed a couple of weeks longer in trays than ideal—now they're a little floppy and stretched, but I'm confident they'll … [Read more...] about Transplanting: tiny sections
Lettuce seedlings get their first taste of full-on springtime sunshine. Next stop, into the ground in the greenhouse. I wouldn't call this hardening off, some of these are being transplanted later today—tomorrow's cloudy forecast should give them all the post-transplant … [Read more...] about Seedlings in the sun