Wrapping up the Cool Season…

Wrapping up the Cool Season…

The cool season garden didn’t get much of an effort this year but I did start some onion seeds, and I also bought a few transplants to set out in January since I started late with the seed. The best cool season effort by far was a small planting of Romanesco...
Bill’s Warm Season Blog

Bill’s Warm Season Blog

The spring weather was virtually ideal—lots of rain, but it was scattered so no water-logged soil. The cool season cover crops were impressive and somewhat daunting—giant daikon type radishes with roots 8-10 inches out of the ground and foliage taller than the tomato...
Laid Back Cool Season Garden

Laid Back Cool Season Garden

It’s been a laid back cool season garden this year. We’ve had relatively mild weather except for three morning freezes in March. Rainfall has been excessive at times, but I’m hesitant to complain too loudly because most of the crops have produced enough that we’ve had...
Bill’s End of Summer Blog

Bill’s End of Summer Blog

It wasn’t the best of times and it wasn’t the worst. The warm season garden usually starts in February, but this year the beginning was more like late March, early April following back surgery. I still managed to set out 83 tomato varieties and allow a few volunteers...
Cool Season 17

Cool Season 17

It’ s hard to believe with the weeks of 90+degree weather we’re having in May that we had two extended cold spells and an overabundance of rain not too long ago. It certainly made for a successful cool season garden. Kale and Italian Chard (Verde de Taglio) are still...