I seem to be always a bit late but I’ve finally gotten seeds in dirt for this years garden. I started some sweet bell, poblano and jalapeño peppers along with a few different tomatoes; yellow pear, cherry big rainbow and brandywine. The cucumbers and squash don’t take near as long to germinate so ill start [...]
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So the tomatoes from seed I put out earlier didn’t make it :(. I think it was a combination of it being too early (wait until Derby weekend!) and some critter getting them. I need to setup a camera or something to watch them and figure out exactly what it is. At any rate, my [...]
I put out the brandywine tomatoes, cucumbers, and Mellons this weekend while the girls played in the mud. Then on Wednesday I hear it’s suppose to frost tonight. I knew I should have listened and waited until Derby weekend… Guess I’ll be covering things up with sheets tonight, but at least the cherry tomatoes and more [...]
I am a bit early, but the straight neck squash were already getting flower buds, so I went ahead and put them out. I’ll need to keep watch for frost for the next couple of weeks and cover them if need be.
The seedlings have been growing fast and I wanted to post in order to mark their progress. The squash and cucumbers have taken off. In the future I should probably start them a bit later than the peppers and tomatoes. Here’s a bad cell phone picture:
I’m getting started a bit late, but I finally got around to starting some seeds for the garden this year. I haven’t bought anything new as I had lots left over from last year. I planted straight and bent neck squash, zucchini, Brandywine and Early Girl tomatoes, water melon, cantaloupe, peppers and jalapeño peppers and [...]