June 25, 2011
Today is a cool summer day here in central PA, with a high of a heavenly 75 F. Even so, I can hardly conjure up the memory of those chilly days last fall that found us on our hands and knees poking garlic cloves into the ground. At that time of year, the garden is […]
June 11, 2011
Prolific and delicious, our Champion of England Peas are a total success this year. Recipes to follow; for now – Note to future selves: Tall varieties are awesome. So is harvesting at dusk. Also: give tall varieties an extra post to support all the extra weight. Oops.
May 16, 2011
This year, we’re bringing back some tried-and-true and testing out some new, unusual varieties we found at the Seed Savers Exchange. Successes, flops, and other updates to follow! We’re growing in central PA, in a valley that tends to the milder side of PA winters, but still with a shorter(ish) growing season. It’s been well, […]
May 5, 2011
At the start of May, peas begin to climb, strawberries are blossoming, and tulips in full bloom. Harvest countdown has begun!
April 24, 2011
Pak Choi, baby spinach and radishes for the taking! Fava seedlings are on their way, but clearly no match for Pak Choi.
April 24, 2011
First Spring Harvest! – april 24, a photo by WithinSeason on Flickr.
April 15, 2011
spinach, a photo by WithinSeason on Flickr. Under the row cover, Mid-April
April 10, 2011
Seed Savers has been our go-to seed buying option recently, but I’ve just come across and am totally curious about the Hudson Valley Seed Library because a) library!? and b) their frameable, local-artist-designed seed packs remind me a whole lot of Dixit, also a new favorite thing. I’m glad to see they’re working so hard […]