Seeds Started 20230529

An old vinyl window being used as a cold frame.
Sooooo many saved yogurt cups.

mid sized cold frame
saved rain barrel water

  1. 9 beans, scarlet runner pole (Heirloom, 2018)
  2. 15 beans, black turtle dry (Heirloom, 2018)
  3. 15 corn, Dakota black (Botanical Interests, 2020)
  4. 15 corn, sweet Golden Bantam  (Territorial, 2021)
  5. 15 corn, sweet Hopi blue (Territorial, 2021)
  6. 15 corn, pencil cob (Heirloom, 2018)
  7. 15 melon, Lilly (Territorial, 2021)
  8. 15 melon, honeydew (saved from grocery, 2018)
  9. 15 squash, acorn (saved from grocery, 2018)
  10. 15 squash, butternut (saved from grocery, 2018)
  11. 15 squash, butternut (saved from grown above, 2019)
  12. 17 sunflower, evening colors (High Mowing, 2021)
  13. 29 sunflower, enchanted garden mix (Heirloom, 2019)

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Garden Growth–8th May, 2019

Keenly aware of our predicted 122 day growing season, we’re itching to get more into the ground.  At the same time, we’re trying to not repeat mistakes from last year which means more work being put into beds to make sure they are as hospitable as we can manage this year.  Another sunny day in which my partner was home early helped.  High at about mid 60s°F. Continue reading “Garden Growth–8th May, 2019”

First corn sighting

After we picked up our second rain barrel today, we went out to plant the remaining starters I had purchased prior, and I noticed what looks like an awfully promising baby stalk of corn breaching the ground.  This made me so happy.

One of our tomato seed spots seemed a bit dug up.  I’m glad I used the toilet tissue rolls, as that seems to have deterred the digger from doing more than unearthing down to the top of the roll.  Time will tell.