Processing seeds and a Butternut squash and apple bread recipe

I planted an early garden this year which means that by May 12th the tomato plants went in before Memorial Day( which is this weekend).  I had everything in except for all of the butternut squash.  I discovered much to my shock that I had almost no seeds left from last year’s butternut squash seed … Continue reading

Spring 2015 – Everything’s Coming Up Vegetables!

2015 Indoor Seed Planting and Germination Schedule PLANT Germination Period Date Planted/Sprout Date Last Day of Germination Period 1 Broccoli 10-21 days 3/31 4/5 4/20 2 Cabbage 5-7 days 3/31  4/7 4/6 3 Collards 8-12 days 3/31 4/5 4/11 4 Parris Lettuce 7-10 days 3/31  4/6 4/9 5 Livingston Lettuce 7-10 days 3/31 4/5 4/9 6 … Continue reading

Spring 2015: Preparing the Soil For Another Season

Well, its spring!  Yes, finally.  So its time to get as busy as the bees are going to be later when I give them some work to do with the new vegetable crop I’m going to plant this year.  And that means its time to think about preparing my soil again.  It’s time, also, to … Continue reading