One tiny tomato blossom (not even open yet)! Many more to come … hopefully SOON!
We have already had our first tomato crisis of the year. A few days after planting our high tunnel tomatoes, nearly two-thirds of them were dead. I came to discover that roly poly’s … that’s right, those cute little bugs your kids love to play with … were to blame. With nothing else around theContinue reading “Tomato triage”
We had planned to plant our high tunnel tomatoes this past weekend, but with the forecast for Sunday night a measly 23 degrees, we decided it was too risky. (And it did indeed get down to 23 last night.) So tonight was the night. We got three of the four rows planted …. Whew! ThatContinue reading “Planting Time”
Our little seedlings … well they’re looking more like PLANTS than seedlings … are loving life in their warm little seed box – in front of the wood stove – in our living room. I still have a small glimmer of hope that we might be able to plant in the high tunnel next weekend,Continue reading “Coming Along Nicely”
With as windy as it has been this winter, we were starting to get a little stressed about getting the plastic back on the high tunnel. So, when we had a near dead calm last Saturday morning, we rallied the troops and got it done. Relief! Only a few more weeks til planting!