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.
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
It is almost the end of February and as the daylight increases each day, the hoop house plants are growing again after hibernating for the last couple of months. The baby kale, spinach, mache, arugula, claytonia and lettuce were sweet and fresh. Great salad for dinner! This particular day was in the sixties, so it … Continue reading February on the Farm