— Bob G (@VictoryGardenUS) April 16, 2014
Now that I am retired, I am spending more time gardening, rainy days on the web. Perhaps I started too early this year.
On 3/16 I started Corno Roso peppers, Pomodor Marzano Plum Toms, Beef Steak Toms, Lettuce, Eggplant, Hungarian, Bell and Anaheim peppers, Cabbage, Cauliflower and Marigolds in trays in the greenhouse. The next week was cold and dark. No luck, I reseeded again on 3/3, too soon to say now. The other day, 4/6, another three trays. Cucumber, Cantaloupe, Peppers, Eggplant, Tomatoes, Marigolds and a bunch of Fennel. I like Fennel.
Maintaining healthy and well grown plants are a big challenge in todays world. The fast growing amounts of pollution, commercialisation is all making it impossible for many tree varieties to survive. The regular crops that used to grow and flourish are finding it difficult to survive. The quality of crops is dying and the quantity as well. But the solution has to be achieved as the food is one of the basic necessities of all living creatures; humans and animals alike. ...continue reading