Given the disaster that was the harvest of 2011, another stab at the gardening thing.
This year - cherry tomatos - last year none of the heritage plants produced so much as a single tomato. This year I´ve got yellow and red cherry tomatoes coming along. Much better germination rate!
New this year - a row of peppers along with some tomatoes. So far so good. Got them to sprout with the tray on top of the refrigerator.
And lettuces. I´m going to see if I can grow my own salad. I suspect these will bolt in about 5 minutes - but it was worth a try. Again, I´m pleased with the germination. These were left outside to fend for themselves in this crazy spring weather.
Have been trying to harden them off, watering occasionally with chamomile which is supposed to be a fungus suppressent and avoid the dreaded ¨damping-off¨.
Tomatoes now - somewhat the worse for wear after being dropped. I´ll have to make a run to the store this weekend for more potting soil.