05 March 2009

Seedlings

This week Miriam (with a tiny amount of help from me) started our collective seeds. We ordered a bundle from Baker Creek Heirloom seeds and they arrived last Friday in adorable little illustrated envelopes. They're incubating right now in little containers of soil as I type this. Among them, carrots, chard, beets, purple cayenne peppers, black heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, peas, herbs and several types of lettuce.


Pretty terrible pictures though! Sorry!

As I tend to go on and on about the garden once things are growing, this is fair warning that you'll probably get lots and lots of updates as things begin to sprout. We're trying all manners of vegetable this year, so I'm pretty optimistic something will really flourish. We've already dug up half our backyard in preparation, and I'd say spring is well underway at our house for sure.

4 comments:

Gerik Forston said...

it would be cool if you took a picture/made a post everyday once they sprout...hmm, you might need to start a whole different blog for that one...

Mary Casper said...

I think maybe that a flip book might be a better medium for that project. Or a photo comic strip?

Emily said...

man this post made me miss you and your gardening prowess so badly. i fear the clap it off backyard is going to be a boring one this spring/summer.

p.s. except that a family of kittens hangs out back there sometimes!

Miriam Lakes said...

Silly flash cameras. I looked this morning and we now have 5 sprouts. I can barely wait to get home from work today to check on them. We should start a website for our garden.