27 Jun 201142 Annex garden , 4 No RaBBITs Allowed! Backyard garden , Lettuce: leaf Harvesting, Queen of the Prairie Bl...
The yums are coming in, as is the busy season. The past few and the upcoming weeks are a blur of weeding, thinning, resowing, pest- control, harvest and preserves. The garden is growing into her own – in spite of my early season concerns of the unseasonable cold and wet, plants want to live...27°C / 80°F
24 May 2011Cherry: Montmorency Setting Fruit, Spinach: Bordeaux Thinning Out, carrots: danvers half long Thinning Out...
The streak of beautiful working weather continues here, the plants are loving it. Looks like many doubled size overnight. Federle tomatoes suffering transplant shock, though the Roma, Black Plum and Cherokee Purple that went in yesterday are fine. Gave them all a fish emulsion foliar feed, along ...21°C / 69°F
12 Apr 20114 No RaBBITs Allowed! Backyard garden , peas: cascadia Sprouting, peas: tall telephone Sprouting, peas: Mr....
I’d given up all hope for the peas I sowed on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s been very wet and colder than usual (which is saying something for Chicagoland). I figured they’d rotted in the ground. Two days ago I started soaking peas for a replacement planting. We finally got a lo...14°C / 58°F