Spring is Springing (Even though it’s still Winter)

IMG_3135This has been an uncommonly warm winter.  We ended the fall with some cold weather, but once solstice hit, the weather has been warm and very wet.  A couple of lovely warm, dry periods in February has brought out buds and the garlic has jumped up to almost 6″ already.


Last weekend , we picked up some kale, spinach and broccoli starts from the farm store ($2.39 per 6-pack), a new rhubarb plant, and three bales of pine shavings for the blueberry bed. The veg gardens had begun…..


This week we added a Culinary Bay ($12.99), Mint, Oregano, Sage ($1.99 each), a couple of artichokes ($1.88) Pak Joi, and Rainbow Chard ($2.39 each) to the gardens.  I also picked up a packet of Nasturtium seeds ($0.79) another of Dill ($0.79) to plant a little later.



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