The summer solstice just passed and the garden is now kicking ass after a slow Spring start. I had doubts as to the survival of many of my starts but are now 100% healthy and growing.
I have three kind of potatoes, LaRatt, a French fingerling potato, a purple potato and a yellow potato and a few volunteer whites from last year that I didn't have the heart to uproot when they looked so promising. I have been stealing a few of the whites and seem better than last year. Next is the two…Continue
Posted on June 22, 2010 at 4:04pm
With this beautiful weather here in Western NC, things are happening. Even though our frost date is May 15th in the mountains, things are getting planted anyway.
This weekend, three kinds of potatoe seeds went to the ground, a La Ratt fingerling potato, a purple potato and a yellow potato. Three rows 40 feet long should produce a lot of potatoes!
Two rows of sweet white corn also got planted today as well as some sunflower seeds around the house.
Mulch was added to my…Continue
Posted on April 11, 2010 at 9:00pm