Count the Bees!

Join the hunt for bees! By watching and recording the bees at sunflowers in your garden, you can help us understand the challenges that bees are facing. The first batches of seeds are mailing the week of 23 March 2009. We’ll be sending our next round of annual Lemon Queen sunflower seeds at the end […]

Garden Growing

Our porch garden doesn’t really stop these days. We kept kale, broccoli, carrots, spinach and strawberries going through the winter. Our blueberry bush is budding out now and the peas are up. Everything is growing well. Yesterday I started tomato seeds, more Golden Rave tomatoes. It’s a bit late but we’ll see how they do.

November Garden

I thought I’d try out a new feature today: video! Okay, everyone has been doing video for a long time but it’s new to us. With Alexander on the way we wanted to be able to capture video and so we picked up a new camera. It seems to work well. The original video is […]

Transplant Day

Today is Transplant Day! The tomatoes and zucchini have moved out onto the porch. First the planters had to be rearranged. The garlic containers are on either side of the walkway to make it easier to get things in and out given that the other containers have cages on them. The Golden Rave and Beaverlodge […]

Tomatoes & Zucchini

Time for another gardening post. Our tomatoes and zucchini have come up! [thumb:761:l][thumb:762:l][newline] We have Golden Rave Tomatoes, Beaverlodge Tomatoes and Trombancino Zucchini. Outside the other plants are doing well. Lots of new lettuce is up. The chives are growing well. The kale is taking off towards blooming before long. The garlic continues to do […]

Planting!

We’ve been a bit late with some of the planting. Partly because the garden doesn’t stop anymore. The kale, chives, and garlic is all doing well. [thumb:757:l][thumb:758:l][newline] Peas are also already up along with some new lettuce. But we have to get plants started for the new year. We’re a bit late. So today we […]

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