Monthly Archives: March 2012

Herb babies

I planted out a few herbs grown from seed 2 weeks ago. Here’s how they look today:

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Hopeful strawberries

These 3 year old Sequoia strawberries are doing their best to ripen in these first days of Spring.

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Garlic, too!

I planted 3 containers of garlic last Sunday, and these babies are the first to pop up:

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Three emerging Inchelium Red garlic plants

Three boxes of leeks

I planted out several dozen of my 52 leek seedlings, spread over 3 GrowBoxes. They’re a giant variety so I wanted them to have plenty of room. No growth since I planted them out 7 days ago. These were probably shocked a bit when I transplanted them, because I removed the seedlings from their potting mix, to separate nearby seedlings from each other. We shall see…

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Leek seedlings, with Romaine lettuce volunteers

Note the romaine lettuce in with the leeks. I didn’t intend to plant these. I think the seeds dropped in when I was arranging things on my grow-light table. I’m not going to turn down a couple of healthy lettuce plants, so I planted those out, too, in a small window box on my lettuce table out back.

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And here’s one of 3 GrowBoxes containing leeks. (note that most of these photos can be clicked to link to larger versions of the photos.)

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