Lettuce, under a hoop-supported layer of medium weight row cover in the unheated greenhouse, is crisp, colorful, and fresh as daisies. This lettuce mix was planted in October, and some of it cut once in December, and now it's waiting out the winter. Outside low so far: not bad, … [Read more...] about Won’t give in to the cold
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
Overnight snow turned our muddy browns of spring back to white, and after a spell of welcome warmth, it's cold days and freezing nights again for most of the next week or two, if forecasts turn out to be right. Waiting for the field to dry out enough to work, which in recent … [Read more...] about It’s white again
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
Finally, a sunny, warmish day! Checking out the new market garden field, plowed and disked from unused pasture last Fall, drying out now. New season, more start-up, still exciting! … [Read more...] about Ahhh, spring!