Seedling Update

With the cold frames under several feet of snow, and our hoop house buried,  it might be awhile before we’re able to transplant our seedlings. If only we had a sturdy cold house! But they’re doing well. Here’s a brief up-date: A Red Bulb Onion A Cold Hearty Red Romaine   Red Russian Kale

Swiss Chard

Below is a photo of young Swiss chard plants taken last summer. A Swiss chard seedling emerges in the photo above. Swiss chard is of the Chenopodiaceae family, related to orach, beets, lamb’s-quarters, quinoa and spinach. Aside from being gorgeous and, in my opinion, a beautiful addition to the perennial garden, it’s an excellent source of vitamin…

Under Grow Lights

Most of the seeds for the 2010 CSA have been ordered and, as you can see, a few have already germinated! The seedlings pictured below will be transplanted into the cold frames next month.