13 04, 2010

The Heirloom Tomatoes Have Arrived

2010-04-13T22:16:36+00:00

The heirloom tomatoes arrived in Wilmington this week. Steve planted them this weekend. "Then I weeded the vegetable garden really well and put straw around everything," he said. "And I don't think I'll have to buy any tomatoes for the garden at the fire station this year, because I bet I pulled up about 50 seedlings that must have come up from the half-rotted tomatoes I threw out there [...]

The Heirloom Tomatoes Have Arrived 2010-04-13T22:16:36+00:00
24 02, 2010

The Earliest Veggies

2010-02-28T18:59:41+00:00

I am lucky enough to be able to split my time between Arlington, VA (Washington, DC, area) and Wilmington, NC (southeastern NC, not far from the SC border). Arlington is in growing zone 7, Wilmington is in zone 8. Arlington has heavy clay soil, Wilmington sand. This gives me the opportunity to grow different plants in different conditions. Steve, my partner, turned the vegetable garden here in Wilmington last [...]

The Earliest Veggies 2010-02-28T18:59:41+00:00