I haven't posted an update on my seedlings since I planted them back in March. Now it's getting close to transplant time, I thought I should show some pictures of how they are doing. First up are the various tomatoes and herbs. In the container below are a couple of roma tomatoes, a big boy… Continue reading Seed Update
It seems weird to write about the garden when it is sleeting outside right now. Yes it is actually sleeting. I just drove home in it after having dinner at my brother's place. This time of year in the midwest can be depressing because we have been teased with 70 and even 80 degree weather only to… Continue reading Seed Starting – 2011
My friend Michelle asked me the following question via Facebook last week: Amy, my garden guru...my seedlings are all falling over (still inside). What does this mean? They have enough water...what do I need to do to make them happy? First of all, I'm no garden guru! I only have two years experience under my… Continue reading My Seedlings Are Falling!
Three weeks ago today I started my first seeds of the season indoors - roma tomatoes, various peppers and brussel sprouts. About a week later they started to sprout. And about a week after that, I started thinning them out. Now three weeks later, here's what they look like. First the roma tomatoes: They are the tallest and best… Continue reading Three Week Seed Update
If you planted seeds a couple weeks ago like I did, by now your seeds have (hopefully) sprouted and grown an inch or two. My tomatoes all came up within a week, but my peppers just started to come up this past weekend. They were enjoying their warm bed in the soil too much and… Continue reading I’m Sorry Seedlings!
Look who decided to make an appearance last Friday: These little guys are the Pompeii Roma tomatoes I started last Sunday. They were popping up when I got home on Friday night. I also planted bell peppers, jalapenos and brussel sprouts last weekend and none of them have decided to show their faces yet. I'm… Continue reading Show Me Your Sprouts
Finally it's Sunday and I have time to plant my seeds. I was going to do it outside on the driveway, but it was a little too chilly this morning. But first look at this: Aw yeah. Green stuff is starting to come up. These are daffodils in our front flower bed. Now to start seeds,… Continue reading Starting Seeds