more baby chick pictures

I bought a batch of 15 mixed layers from McMurray Hatchery. They say they are a mix of at least 5 good laying types plus one exotic layer. I can see that the single fancy bird is silver and has very pretty feathers. I don’t know any of the breeds.…
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baby chicks!

I got a box full of one-day-old baby chicks in the mail today. 17 of them! They are very tiny and very cute. They are now under a red heat lamp in a dog crate converted into a chick incubator.
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winter bed

Garden Structures
Whenever we get a couple days with night temperatures above freezing I open up my winter bed. It’s not as full as last year since I planted late in the fall, but there are lots of greens coming along. Spinach, lettuce, bok choy, and cabbage. Some overwintered rosemary. I was…
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Watching the Seasons
The first day of spring – one of my favorite days! I have 8 trays of seedlings planted so far. Some are doing very well. A tray of wild flower seeds I collected are taking their time to sprout. No problem. Sometimes these take 30 days or so. I am…
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my planting progress

Starting Seeds
I’m planting way too many varieties of vegetable seeds this year. Last year, I cut back on different varieties and planted only my favorites. This year, the opposite. I’m planting a few plants each of many different varieties. I have a big Excel list to keep track of them all.…
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2019 variety list

Planning the Garden
Arugula Beets Boro Bok Choi Asian Delight, Mei Qing Choi, Win-Win Choi Broccoli Bay Meadows, Diplomat, Piracicaba Brussels Sprouts Dagan Cabbage Alcosa, Minuet Napa, Red Express, Tendersweet Carrot Amarillo, Bolero, Mokum, Scarlet Nantes Celeriac Mars Cilantro Slo-bolt Corn Northstine Dent, Painted Mountain Dent, Jerry Petersen Blue Flint, Robust 997 Popcorn…
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Kathy Martin Skippy and Kathy

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weeks until my last spring frost




"From December to March, there are for many of us three gardens - the garden outdoors, the garden of pots and bowls in the house, and the garden of the mind's eye." — Katherine S. White

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