What should I do with my half packets of basil, broccoli and beets? Those tiny and potentially mighty promises from years gone by that I won’t let go of but don’t trust either…. from my seed box to the compost heap might be the way to set me and my seeds free.
I spent my $38 on heirloom seeds this year. It all went to the seeds too, cuz I got free shipping. Bakers Creek even sent me a free packet of basil seeds to say thank you for my order. I got the bush beans for my husband, because the ones he buys in the box stores don’t always turn out to be what they say they are.
So here’s my year sitting on the kitchen table waiting to happen. That part takes a little vision and some sweat equity. As far as vision goes, I intend to stretch that $38 further by starting a little seed garden somewhere, and keeping some of these seeds for next year…Continue reading
Today I planted seeds for tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant, carrots and artichokes. The weather is warm and shouldn’t drop below fifty at night all week, so I decided to just start them outside. I have them situated so that I can easily bring them in at night, though, in case winter decides to return.
If all goes well, we’ll be eating most of these foods in May…