Tag: Spring

First Herb Harvest

I might deny I said this come the rose blossom days of sun-filled June, but I love Spring the best. (Wait, I already have to take it back. The rushing in of summertime in the weeks around Summer Solstice is what I really love. Spring is just thrilling in a different…

Happy Spring!

We’re celebrating the first day of Spring by starting our planting today. (Indoors only! There’s still snow on the ground.) Kale is first on the list, and in a first a for us, Lemongrass. Every year I swear off tender plants that have to be overwintered…

Can’t find Spring? Make it yourself

If you have access to a forsythia bush, you can make your own Spring a little ahead of the calendar. Forsythia flowers will bloom early if you cut some stems and bring them inside. They’ve lasted over a week on my kitchen table and have…

Signs of Spring

We have a big patch of green in the middle of the foot of snow in the backyard- a bumper crop of chickweed growing in our cold frame with the spinach I planted last Fall. Hawkeye still kindof thinks of chickweed as a nuisance, but for me, it’s a favorite!…

Spring Comes to the Micro-Farm

Spring Comes to the Micro-Farm

We’ve been having unusually cold weather and still have snow on the ground, so it doesn’t quite feel like Spring even though today is the Equinox. Last year at this time I was already planting radishes but this year…. well…. I don’t think I’ll be planting…