Gardening Notes. Dec. 28th, 2016

I planted some peas (British Wonder) and radishes (French Breakfast) in the greenhouse. It was a cloudy day, but not super cold and working in the greenhouse warmed me up quickly. I had been meaning to do some planting for the last week and a half, so I figured it was time I get to it!

Not much to see at this point, unless you like looking at dirt in containers like I do. I like to imagine what will come forth from these pots of dirt.

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I used up my 12 gallons of saved rainwater preparing and planting. They are calling for more storms starting late Friday and lasting through the week, so I expect to refill the buckets. It is somewhat unusual for us to have rain in the forecast for seven days straight, even in December. We shall see.

 

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What’s Happening in the Greenhouse?

The wind is howling today, although the temps. aren’t really bad. I think it is about 58 degrees, but the north wind makes it seem a little more chilly. (My apologies to all of you back East who are experiencing real cold!)

So, what is happening in the greenhouse today?

Calendula blooming

Calendula blooming

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Nasturtium

Onions Drying

Onions drying

Pansy

Pansy

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Peas sprouting!

I do look forward to fresh sweet peas in a few months. The greenhouse is a wonderful place.