It’s just over a month until our last frost date here and that signifies the beginning of the spring frenzy. If you are like me and start your crops from seed, you know it’s time to commit to getting those cool weather babies going. I’ve been ahead of the game thanks to our greenhouse and … Continue reading Patience and the Urban Farmer
The weather has been at best unpredictable here in the south Puget Sound. A couple weeks ago I threw a bunch of old Lacinato kale seeds in a tray to see what would happen. And despite the wind, snow, rain, and all the years that have passed since the sun shone on those pods I … Continue reading Be More Like Kale
Need I say more? Brian and I were enjoying a weekend at the coast when suddenly “a chance of snow” became a “winter storm warning.” It was Superbowl Sunday and we were blissfully out of range of most technology, so naturally such weather updates as well. No one was on the beach! We had the … Continue reading The Week That Began With a Snow Storm and Ended With a Wind Storm
We started getting seeds in the mail the past few weeks. I wasn’t going to buy so many but have you ever looked at a Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds catalog? Those people are masters of marketing, the catalog is excellent just for bed time reading alone. I always end up purchasing way more than I … Continue reading So It Begins!