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Showing posts from February, 2011

Monday Garden Update - First of the Year!!

Disclaimer:  When I mention "we" in the post below, I really mean my husband.  I must give credit where credit is due.  I've been a little preoccupied and haven't been able to take an active roll of late...

A week and a half ago we started our seedlings. We planted broccoli, cauliflower, squash (but a more reasonable number this time!), tomatoes (a bunch MORE this time), eggplant, peppers, and herbs.  Below is a picture taken 7 days after planting of one of the flats.  The peppers and eggplant haven't germinated yet so I'm a bit concerned there.  They took at least 14-21 days to germinate last time.  If they don't take we'll consider this an experiment.  Last year I planted them inside our house.  I was hoping they would do well under the house with some heat mats I bought on Amazon at an extreme discount.

We've been blessed with temps in the high 60's for the past few days.   The local co-op was packed with people this weekend getting seeds a…