Tag: spring gardening

Black Fly Season

Since moving up to New Hampshire over four year ago, we have become painfully aware of Black Fly Season. Thankfully this is only lasts about a 4-6 weeks long, however, it falls right during the spring planting season. Our growing season is short enough… Continue Reading “Black Fly Season”

Six on Saturday: This week in the garden

The weather is finally a little warmer, although the winds haven’t died down much, except for a day or two. That’s when the Black Flies started to descend upon me, enough so that Mark broke out our mosquito netted hoods and shirts. Mosquito netting… Continue Reading “Six on Saturday: This week in the garden”

Vegetable Spotlight on Broccoli

Broccoli loves cool weather and should be added to the garden either by seed or transplant anytime from late April to May or late July and August to get either an early summer harvest or fall crop respectively. Plants will thrive in a fertile rich, well-drained soil.

Six on Saturday 3•28•20

It’s still too cold to get things going in the outdoor garden up here where we live in zone 5. My new lettuce seeds arrived which is good since the Tower Garden is ready to be fully harvested of it’s lettuce soon and that… Continue Reading “Six on Saturday 3•28•20”

Six on Saturday : Our Tower Garden & Cold Frames

It’s still cold here in zone 5 where we live in New Hampshire. The garden’s raised beds are still mostly frozen with the exception of the bed that has our cold frames on it. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy our garden and start growing some heathy and delicious food.