All of my onions are up!
All twelve of my onions are up! The seed packet said germination could take up to 14 days, so my heat mat really sped things up. I love seeing new seedlings make their way out of the soil (and checking on them 200 times a day 😂). Next up: figuring out how to cold stratify…
We had a few visitors at the bird feeder this morning, including three Blue Jays! They don’t sit still long, so I had to snap this very quickly before it flew off again (which is why it’s a touch blurry). Have you had Blue Jays at your feeder?
How to Convert Seed Packet Instructions for Square Foot Gardening
Part of why I created this blog was to record the answers to gardening questions I’ve had along the way. As a person who loves research, I thought it would be handy to have that research stored together, in a place where I could also share it with others. I encourage you to do your…
And the first seeds are in the soil!
And the first seeds are in soil! I started with these Cortland Onions from High Mowing today. When I originally purchased these, I thought I was ordering sets (and clearly didn’t read the website carefully 🤦♀️), so I’ll be interested to see how the seeds do instead! Have you planted anything yet?
Spring Is Coming
As I was taking out the compost pail this afternoon, I couldn’t resist stopping to snap a few photos. The whisper of spring is in the air, and with the temperature hovering just below zero, our front step is warm enough to melt the snowy drifts around its edges. There isn’t even a cloud in…