4.2018

Zion Nat'l Park, Columbine

Greenhouse Update #1, 1.22.15

Oh my, I feel like a new parent! Having just returned last eve from a 5-day trip to Florida for a family visit, I didn’t know what I’d find in the greenhouse. SO much has happened! I am giddy with joy! The seedlings in the grow pellets went from This:

Seedlings 1.11.15

 

 

 

 

To this:

seedlings2 seedlings1

 

 

 

 

The Meyer lemon is in a full revival mode, after a near-death experience, from being inside the house for 5 weeks in it’s shipping wrapper, while the greenhouse was being built (don’t ask…!); truth be told, the Meyer lemon is my favorite plant in the greenhouse, but don’t tell the other plants…

Meyer lemon

 

 

 

 

The seeds I sowed directly into the soil have begun to sprout! Here’s fennel, dill, and cherry tomatoes (you’ve got to really look for them):

dill

 

 

 

 

cherry tomatoes

 

 

 

 

The rhubarb is going strong,

rhubarb

 

 

 

 

and the celery heart that I’ve placed in water is beginning to re-grow–eventually, I’ll put it in the soil also.

celery

 

 

 

 

And finally, after taking these “before” photos, I transplanted to broccoli, beans, Brussel sprouts and artichokes:

broccoli

 

 

 

 

radish.brussel sprout

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robin Mallery

Robin Mallery

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