The earliest ever tomatoes experiment begins... Parts of the plan include a proven super-early variety, multiple seedling start dates, and the unheated greenhouse! … [Read more...] about Seedlings in January!
Parsley, curly and flat-leaf, overflows its 72-cell plug sheet. Time to trim it back (again), so they still fit under the lights. To be unfussy and safe, a quick shear of only 2-3" off the top literally takes a few seconds and does the trick. Snip-snip-snip-snip-snip! This is … [Read more...] about Trimming parsley
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
Staring up close at a stack of 72-cell plug sheets in webbed trays. Exactly where most of the transplant seedlings around here get started...! … [Read more...] about Seedlings start here