Sowing Seeds

On Sunday, I managed to get my tomato and tomatillo seeds into the propagator.  With such a short growing season here, I have to ensure I have nearly-mature plants ready to plant out by the first of May.  So many seeds, and so many plans.  I’m even going to attempt mustard greens this season. I love…

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Success

For three years I’ve been trying to grow tomatoes, and every year I fail.  The first year I over-watered them and ended up with tasteless mush.  The second year I used a plastic greenhouse, but the weather was so horrible that nothing grew.  Last summer I bought a greenhouse which turned out to be a…

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Fiddleheads

New ferns are popping up all over the garden. After doing some reading, I understand that people like to eat the baby tops (fiddleheads) in Spring. I’m tempted, but aside from blackberries and raspberries, I don’t tend to eat much wild food. I’m convinced I’ll end up dead or hallucinating.  

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Azaleas

One nice thing about living in Scotland is that I get to have proper seasons. Winter was certainly real this year, and as a reward for putting up with brutal cold and lots of snow, we’re getting a long, beautiful spring. The azaleas are just beginning to bloom.

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