Last Frost: May 15 Indoor Sow Week Month to Sow Seed Day to Seed Hardening Days 12 March 1 7 8 March 15 7 6 April 1 7 4 April 15 5 2 May 1 2
What a lovely new hollyhock. Grown from seed a few years ago, this one is now happily blooming. It was supposed to be a peach color, called ‘Peaches and Dreams’. In fact it was the centerpiece of a new color scheme I had for the front garden. Peach and purple would make up the […]
The first crop of radishes took 6 weeks to be ready, a week longer than the seed packet said. Early Scarlet Globe seeds were sown directly into the raised beds on April 3rd under a cold frame. These did not have the heat of previous crops. I don’t think I’ll use this kind again. […]
I will be planting two of my peach seedlings along a back fence. This has been a long forgotten part of the yard. But one that would lend well to small fruit trees. My seedlings are ready for their permanent home and while that part of the yard is not in full use I think […]
A spring storm in Colorado covers an apple blossom in snow; hardening off indoor grown seedlings; and how to warm a mini-greenhouse at night.