My days are pretty predictable right now. Fill seed flats, seed seed flats, water seed flats, place seed flats under lights on the side of the warm attic. As seeds germinate, remove the humidity dome, place seed flats under lights on shelves (so a certain curious cat doesn't get too curious). When all that space is full (at about 40 flats) move enough seed flats into the greenhouse to make room under those lights for more seed flats.
Every morning I wake up the chickens and uncover the plants in the greenhouse. Every night I put the chickens to sleep and tuck in the plants.
Seed flats. Seed flats. Seed flats.
Just as the sowing begins to wane, the planting will begin.
Then I will have another, empty pile of seed flats that get cleaned, dried, and stored until the next round. Even though I keep sowing through most of the year to keep a steady supply of veg and blooms, the bulk of the seed flats still happen in the spring. A rush and collision of time, temperature, and sunlight to grow before the cool of winter comes again.
Seeding more flats each week means that the farthest along ones get the boot to the greenhouse (except the tomatoes, they get pampered for a few more weeks before I feel good moving them out only to be pampered in the greenhouse too!) I better work on clearing those old tomato vines before it's too hard to move around all the seed flats!
The warmth of the sun and some rare dry dirt in spring means it's bath time for everyone!
What's available this week?
Where to find it all?
I'll be at Libby this Friday from 12-1230pm!
I'll be at Troy this Friday from 1-130pm!
Recipes for Food Eaters
I'm Farmer Megan with a life full of cackles, clucks, quacks, weeds, crazy kitten, and one tiny, senior, blind dog.