What do you have in the ground?
It’s been a cold and wet Spring on the west coast and this year, I’ve felt no big hurry to put much of anything in the ground. Well, a few weeks ago we put some stuff under the cold frames and have been picking off of our over-wintered corn salad, spinach, arugula, kale, mustard greens and chard, but this year, my approach is going to be a little different. With the new Victory Gardens...
He Plants For Victory! An NFB animation made in 1943 promoting Victory Gardens!
Frost Free Dates
A few thoughts about frost from my favorite west coast gardener, Linda Gilkeson: Frost Free Dates? New gardeners to the coast often ask what they should use as an average last frost free date. This is a concept with little meaning here (unless you happen to live at your local airport, where weather records are kept). In this region there are big differences in frost patterns over very small areas...
The Man Who Planted Trees