I was able to work a bit in the raised beds today, despite having to hobble around on a bad leg. I am so glad I converted the large garden bed into smaller and more manageable raised beds.
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Picked up our new chicks this morning from The Tractor Supply store in Port Orchard, Washington.
As you can see here, my peppers are right on schedule! These are Serrano peppers, and I look forward to another great crop! Last year, I had so many Serranos I was practically shoving them into open car windows at the local Fred Meyer store.
Perhaps the only thing better than browsing seed catalogs during the winter months is the time spent starting the seeds!
I got the greenhouse all cleaned out today and arranged all my empty pots, markers, hand tools, etc. It's a day I always look forward to, as it means that my gardening season is officially ramping up into high gear!
I have this friend, Kathleen, who always shows us up in early Spring with the most amazing beds filled with lettuce and other greens, long before others in our gardening group have much of anything to show.
I'm now on year three of "no-till gardening," meaning that I am using cover crops and other techniques to keep my garden soil healthy and my beds weed-free.
Every year at or near this time, I post the traditional photo of the first rhubarb growth! It's always exciting to see the first greenery appear and as in years past, the first plants to emerge from winter hibernation are the rhubarb.
Here we are, just a week into winter and I'm already going bats@#! crazy for Spring! This is one of the Port Orchard, Washington garden areas. It's snowed four times already, with more on the way possibly tonight.
WOW, look at the size of this sweet meat squash a neighbor gave us! I posted one previously, but this one is even larger! I put a few household items near it to give you a sense of scale. This will make a LOT of pumpkin pies!