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
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Leftovers, really, as bok choi and mizuna make their way toward producing seed by putting out bursts of cheerful little flowers. Normally, these plants would be tilled under way before this stage, making way for a new seeding, but since the ground is still too wet to work where … [Read more...] about Edible extras
[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
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