Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Starting Leeks and Peppers

"Just because we can do something, doesn't mean we have to do it."

I'm not sure who to attribute this saying to but, I like it. And I've decided to apply it to starting tomato seedlings in my basement.  Just because I can start tomato seedlings doesn't mean I have to.  So, no tomato seedlings for me.  They take up too much space and there are always plenty of varieties available at the garden store.

But, because I collected some seeds from our own cayenne pepper plants, scored a free pack of Jalapeno pepper seeds from Sage Gardens (perhaps from a door prize at a conference), I decided to start some pepper seeds.

I also started some leeks since I had such great success with them last year.

Leeks planted March 26, 2011

Leeks 2011

Hot peppers planted March 26, 2012

1 comment:

Who is Bob? said...

I love your blog. I found it when I was searching the web for cooking dandelion flowers.

I just love being able to eat stuff that I have grown (and I share with the birds and a couple of ground hogs). I'm going to be looking at some of your ideas ... and I think I'm going to have to find some of that popping amaranth. I wonder if the birds like that?