Sunday, May 31, 2015

What's growing in our garden


Hello everyone,

I hope you have enjoyed this cool misty day. Perhaps this is the spring come back! It is welcome in the garden . Here is a brief account of our work in the garden and where some of the plants stand:

    Thus far, we have sown in the garden snow and snap peas, carrots, beets, parsnips, radishes, sunflowers and mexican sunflowers, as well as phacelia, a blue flower much loved by the bees and also used as greenmanure.  
    We have transplanted outside several varieties of onions, leeks, beets, broccoli, cauliflowers, kohlrabis, red and green early cabbages, collards, lacinato and ruffles kale, tat soi, pac choi, swiss chards, parsley, several succession of lettuce, celeriac, cucumbers, summer and winter squas,snap dragons, bachelor's buttons, black eyed susans, cosmos, yarrow, coreopsis, love in a mist and larkspur. Philip Davis has his own bed of carving pumpkins that you can look forward to!  There are more seedlings to transplant yet, including storage and kraut cabbages, more lettuce, broccoli, cauliflowers, cucumber, zucchinis, basil, canning and drying tomatoes as well as sweet corn this year.