Spring may be officially here, but you sure can't tell by the the outside temp and the snow shower I see through the window!
I am undaunted, however, knowing that it will come in due time and there's plenty enough to keep me busy inside till Mother Nature is ready...
The seedlings I planted a few weeks ago have sprouted for the most part. (tomatillos, two chive varieties, and tomatoes) The peppers, however, have not shown their sweet faces - perhaps the seeds needed special treatment in the fall to save them as I did for the tomatoes. Gotta look that one up for the end of the season. I love watching the seedlings grow!
I inoculated the pea seeds (early shelling peas from Burpee) and got them in the ground this past weekend:
I used some red dogwood branches for supports; they worked out quite well last year. According to the packet there should be peas in 65 days - yum! pasta primavera coming on!
A few surprises in the kitchen garden when I was planting the peas - some lettuce coming up through the stone between the raised bed boxes ... Ah! the will to survive!
Some of the arugula has sprouted - and, boy, is it tender and tasty!
Ditto on the parsley - which was sooooo prolific last year - much to my delight, because I sure use a lot of it! You may notice that it is outside the box - it was everywhere!Can't wait to get it all cleaned up and "dressed" for the season ahead!
Off to woodworking class - new project to share and a nest tutorial - coming up soon!