Why I cannot get enough of winter gardening.

Wait?  Gardening in the winter?  Yes!  And believe me when I tell you it is amazing. With protection, vegetables planted the previous fall grow until early December, rest and then grow again at the end of January.  Here is some of our delicious produce from February 2017 After experimenting with a walk-in unheated hoophouse last … Continue reading Why I cannot get enough of winter gardening.

Hope in the midst of a miserable March

Early, cold-hardy plants that can be planted as soon as the ground thaws. Spinach, lettuce and other greens are especially excellent candidates for early Spring planting.  I planted some inside a week ago, and here they are today. They are in the chilly basement, on the brand new plant stand.  Happy in the fridge; not … Continue reading Hope in the midst of a miserable March

I love seed catalogs

I love seeds.  This is not a surprise.  All growers love seeds.  They represent hope, they ARE hope, right in a tiny package. SO…..I bought a whole CRAP-TON of HOPE this year.  And I am not done, because this year I am in need of a crapton of hope. Seeds represent the futures, they are […]