It took all winter to come up with a decent garden plan, but at this point, it’s mostly gone to hell. It happens every year, though this year it’s comical. The tomatoes are in the general vicinity of where they were planned to be, as are the peppers and summer squash; there are fewer of them, though. [...]
Soil preparation, seeding, transplanting, and general organization of the edible garden.
It’s been an amazing week for gardening, weather wise. On Monday, I sowed cilantro, green pole beans, yellow bush beans and shelling peas. I also finally transplanted my ailing onions and leeks, and my stellar parsley; they should have been put in the ground ages ago. Wednesday, I sowed more beets and carrots; also chard, corn [...]
My records indicate that the earliest I’ve ever planted is April 2. That was in 2004. This year, I beat it by one day. On April 1st, I sowed the following: Lolla Rossa Lettuce Red Oakleaf Lettuce Tatsoi Mustard Sylvetta Golden Detroit Beet Early Wonder Beet Easter Egg Radish Sparkler Radish In the two [...]