Some time ago I started seeds in damp paper towels ( http://lifeintheitalianhills.com/february-the-shortest-and-longest-month-of-the-year/) on the kitchen counter.
Overall a success, I’ve planted many of the tiny plants directly in the garden, but a cold front a couple of weeks ago killed my cucumbers and okra. Good thing I didn’t plant them all! Some seeds just didn’t [...]
The days are getting noticeably longer, the birds are waking earlier and are singing more, the trees are beginning to bud, and the almond tree is starting to flower.
This is the month where I get itchy to be doing different things, to be outdoors more, and mostly wanting [...]
Oh my, we have winter squash….lots of it!
In our summer garden in 2011 we grew mostly heirloom vegetable varieties that we started from organic seeds in the fabulous greenhouse that Hans built.
Now, I love vegetables, the fresher the better. We live in an area where I can (and do) buy vegetables from [...]