What’s Going On In the Cold Frames

There's nothing lionish about the way this March came in. It's been dragging terribly, with our highs usually from just around freezing to the mid 40s F, and our nighttime temps having a hard time getting into the 30s F. I purpose we change the phrase to, "March, in like a slug; out like a..." … Continue reading What’s Going On In the Cold Frames

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How ‘Bout Them (Love) Apples?- How I Start Tomato Seeds

I have no idea why people used to call tomatoes "Love Apples". Anyway... It's a landmark day in the gardener's year when they can get their tomato seeds started, a day I've been looking forward to. Last year the tomato seedlings I lovingly raised from seed were unceremoniously mowed down by a groundhog while I … Continue reading How ‘Bout Them (Love) Apples?- How I Start Tomato Seeds