This is where everything but the bulky seed goes, and the season starts here. It's just a big plastic tool chest, with a ziploc bag full of seed packets for each crop. But it's REALLY the heart and soul of the entire farm, and more so, because there are dozens of small packets of … [Read more...] about Seed starts here…
Archives for January 2007
A corner of the veggie field. Yep, it definitely looks like winter out there. The snow is only a few inches deep, but the subzero days and nights are in the forecast for at least the next couple of weeks. Even after the exceptionally mild winter of last year, who would've … [Read more...] about Winter wonderland
Winter persists! It's minus 20°C out there; unheated, it's a balmy 15° in here. The greenhouse effect is not always bad... … [Read more...] about Warmer in here!
Rosemary, potted in the Autumn from the herb beds, has taken a bit of beating and probably not survived. It's weathered several intensely cold nights already, out here in the unheated greenhouse, and I kinda wanted to see if they could make it through the winter. What a … [Read more...] about Still alive? Not quite well
A bushel of carrots, a mix of Nelson, Napoli and Danvers Half Long (mostly Danvers showing on top), fresh out of the ground. These were gleaned from the last carrot beds of 2006. A bit of winter's been forecast beginning tonight, so I dug 'em up before the snow. If the … [Read more...] about Last of the carrots