It is time to start onion seeds, so I just ordered up seeds from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. This year I decided to try some new varieties, I’ll be growing 3 new onions and 1 I have grown before. Yellow of Parma (grew this last year) Gold Princess (new for me this year) Jaune Paille Des Vertus (new for me… View Post
Last spring, the gophers feasted on our parsnips and left only a few for us. So this year I decided to grow them in containers. This is what they look like right now, after all the greens froze. They don’t look like much right now, but there is treasure under the soil! And this year, George discovered that cooking them… View Post
Our GoldRush dwarf apple tree finally got in the ground this year. If you have not tried GoldRush apples, you should. It is one of the best apples I have ever tasted, crisp, not too tart and not too sweet. Just right. Like the flavor of 5 apples packed into one. Stores for a long time. In short: The Perfect… View Post
This little fellow is only one of many reasons why I grow organically! I was just about to pick this Black Prince tomato when I spotted the frog. I’ll pick this tomato tomorrow instead.
This is the first year I grew parsley in an earthbox. I will certainly be doing that again. I look forward to enjoying harvesting this through the winter until next year’s harvest.
I have found a new Cilantro variety favorite this year. I have had a hard time with cilantro, because it always bolts and goes to seed before I can enjoy it. Late this season I planted cilantro “Slow Bolt Winner” from EvergreenSeeds, and it grew into wonderful, tasty cilantro that has not yet bolted! This may be the only cilantro… View Post
Here is a short video of how I plant tomato seedings. (I should have posted it 2 months ago, but… oh well)
I am running behind on getting my garden activities for this season posted. It’s been a cold spring, and some things are a bit later than usual… Tomatoes are on time however – having been started March 15 from seed, then transplanted to larger containers on April 19, and I am now in progress with getting them planted out in… View Post