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

The Food Sustainability Project: The Results and a Fall Garden

It’s been awhile since I posted how the project was doing.  And that’s a good thing because I’ve been too busy to write about it!  The results of my raised hoop bed?  4 grocery bags of heirloom tomatoes and 9 butternut squash! I planted 2 heirloom varieties of tomatoes: Mortgage lifter and Purple Pudens.  Of … Continue reading