Summer Garden

I planted the following in 2016 garden: Burpee Pick-a-Bushel cucumber:  harvest 50 days Touchon carrot:  harvest 65 days Green Ice Lettuce – yucky Chioggia beet: 54 days Dwarf blue curled Vates Kale: 55 days Northern Xtra-sweet hybrid sh2 corn: 67 days Habanero : 95 days after transplant! Vegetable spaghetti Winter squash 100 days  Fresh salsa… Continue reading Summer Garden

Planting the Spring Salad

Notice the small flower buds near the lower stems

      Now is the time to plant lettuce, kale, and spinach for a late spring salad. I will be planting these in the sunniest of my raised beds. You can also put out some flowers tolerant of low temperatures down to 32 degrees. Seedlings can be planted now, but its suggested to install a… Continue reading Planting the Spring Salad

The seedlings are ready, now where’s the garden?

Well I have an excuse, it snowed! Then it cleared.  Then it snowed! Then it cleared. Our last snow fall was May 1.  We got 7.5″ on April 23rd, and some a few days before that and even more before that.  No fruit trees are flowering this year due to the late freeze and my… Continue reading The seedlings are ready, now where’s the garden?