Category Archives: vegetable starts

Building Cold Frames

Our living room is small. The past two springs I have rearranged all our furniture so that I could start seeds in trays by the south-facing window. For three months every year the main feature of our living room, and … Continue reading

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Please, Sir – When can we go outside?


My gangly starts lean anxiously towards the window where the sun tells them it’s time to g(r)o(w). Tomatoes, cucumbers, basil, peppers, eggplant. You can tell by their long-legged lean that they’re not getting enough wind. Note to self: my wee solar fan just ain’t cutting it Continue reading

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