Market Gardening and Life at 7000 ft. in the Rockies of Colorado

Monday, May 25, 2009

Go green

"Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place, O LORD, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in, in the Sanctuary, O LORD, which thy hands have established." Really greening up. A hot week led into a beautiful rainy weekend. Perfect planting weather. We put in carrots, some hardy herbs, and more peas and greens. Also set out the first set of broccoli starts. Three varieties ( Dicicco, Atlantic, and Calabrese). Twenty-eight starts along a forty foot row.Some marigolds are starting to peek out.
The taters are up and loving the weather.
The onions are big enough to get a mulch of straw.
The peas, greens and radishes we put in last weekend are up and going off. Not much else going on. Just another ho hum week in paradise.

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