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The one where the seedlings saved the houseplants

It's the best time of the season - the days are getting longer, and we have spurts of spring mingling with snow, but hard winter is done. The water and septic line heat tapes are unplugged - the next electric bill will be considerably lower!Last…

Remember how I said 2 weeks?

So in my post on the 15th I said some rubbish about waiting 2 weeks to see growth? How's 3 days lolThe earliest any of the packets say to germination is the lettuce at 5-10 days, most are around 10-21. This is the lettuce, but some cabbage has…

Onions

The onions I bought the other day (and had in our very cold garage) have decided it's time to grow, so I planted a few in the remaining spots in the one flat and will start another flat tomorrow. I've only ever started onion from seed and was…

Baby steps

Today I plantedChives Basil Thyme Roma Tomatoes Celery Lettuce Green peppers Cabbage JalapenosAnd set up one counter with the light and tray. In 2 weeks we should see some growth!Here's the "before we attack the garden" pictures,…

Less scatterbrained planning

We went to Lowes for a few things and I found onion and potato starts so I got those to try out - russet and red potatoes and red and white onions. I got some of the seeds I wanted, plus "organic dirt" for the peat pots I also got. I was keeping…

This week, to do

Scatterbrained planning.To buy:Peat pots/dirt Mini greenhouse from previous post and maybe a shop light or two Walla Walla onion seed Celery seed Cucumber seed Cabbage seed Basil seed Chive seedTo do:Start onion, celery,…