Our 2021 garden: peas are in, and other progress

Our first direct sown seeds are in! This morning, I got the peas planted in their new beds. I also added our first line of defense against birds and deer: flappy, noisy grocery bags. As soon as we can, those will be replaced with whirligigs, wind chimes, flags, flashy things - whatever we can find … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: peas are in, and other progress

Our 2021 Garden: onions – to trim or not to trim?

I remembered to get a photo of our onions in their new location in the sun room. I ended up removing the plastic on the mini-greenhouse frame, so it wouldn't get too warm, and so there would be air circulation from the ceiling fan. This is early enough in the morning that the room is … Continue reading Our 2021 Garden: onions – to trim or not to trim?

Garden plans for 2021: orders in, and probably way too much!

I posted previously about seeds we ordered from Rare Seeds. Since then, I've placed another small order from them, which I will talk about below. (all links should open in new tabs, so you won't lose your place. 🙂 ) The problem is, our first order hasn't arrived yet. It has been shipped and, as … Continue reading Garden plans for 2021: orders in, and probably way too much!

I started, and I couldn’t stop! Evening round up

Today was a wonderfully productive day. Also, I'm really going to pay for it tomorrow. But I don't care. It was worth it! The first order of the day, after dropping my daughter off at work and picking up prescription refills for my husband, was the transplanting. I combined the 3 bags of soil mix, … Continue reading I started, and I couldn’t stop! Evening round up