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

The Garden Is In! Well about 6 weeks ago…

[When I originally posted this blog, it was under another blog (which I have since moved here where it seems more useful for everyone).  I began posting about 6 weeks ago as I started preparing  the garden soil and then planting the seedlings I had raised over the winter (without a grow light, no less!). … Continue reading

The Food Sustainability Project: Bad Soil? No Problem – Part 2

In late October of 2013, some  youth volunteers with the Southport Presbyterian church along with their ministers came to my home as part of an FHL Kindness Day and helped  me on this idea I had of getting more self-sufficient and less dependent on commercial food production.  Along with a compost bin from some free … Continue reading