We are pushing the season by a few weeks but we planted 2 tomato plants outside on Friday!
Care as the season progresses – Water, Prune, Feed Mother Nature provides rain, so your tomatoes don’t need to be watered every day. If nature doesn’t provide 1-2 inches of rain each week, then you’ll have to drag out the hose. Water deep and consistent, not a “sprinkle a day” (easy to say when thunder […]
It’s been a few weeks since I updated everyone on the progress of our seedlings. First Mr. Hart did get his peas in the garden back in March – only 2 days past St. Pat’s Day and they are up about 2 inches now.
I’m Too Big for My Britches! In most cases, your plants will need to be transplanted into larger pots weeks before they can be planted into the garden. A pot-bound plant will stunt and take longer to recover once outside.
Thanks to a few warm raining nights, the native amphibians are on the move to mate.Â Although seldom seen during the day, a chorus of male spring peepers can be heard serenading the females as night begins to fall.Â My grandmotherâ€™s wisdom said the peepers song signals that itâ€™s safe to plant spinach and kale […]
Now that you can finally see the soil from under the white stuff, the best investment toward a great garden this year is to have your soil tested. It may look like dirt, but it’s the living soil that will provide your flowers, fruits and vegetables with the nutrients they needed to produce an abundant […]
It may seem a little late to some gardeners, but we are just starting our tomato seeds here at the office. It’s not difficult or expensive to start a few seeds inside. Here’s a few pointers for starting tomatoes:
On to the germination station! Preparation is the key! Plan on starting your seeds 5-8 weeks before you can plant them outside. Count back from your average last frost date to figure the date to start your seeds (For central Connecticut – May 20th or the last full moon in May, whichever is later) . Tomato […]