Thursday, May 17, 2018

New This Year



I'm growing Japanese Giant Red Mustard for the first time. It is supposed to have a unique and slightly spicy taste that makes it an excellent side dish. I can't wait to discover if that is true.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Better Late Than Never.

These hedges usually bloom at the end of April, but since we had the coldest April in about two decades, they are just coming into their own now.


Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Spring Has Sprung... Finally!

Although May 15 is the official last day one can expect frost in NWI, this year has seen the cold temperatures last longer than normal. April had the coldest average temperatures in years. But now things seem to be headed in the right direction.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Cilantro Spring


The nights aren't warm enough yet here for me to put out my container cilantro plants, even in my mini-greenhouse. I'm hoping for a warm-up soon because they need to be repotted into larger containers that won't fit on a window sill.