Onions - Sowed in flats on 2/15 (start in January next year).
Transplanted into garden on 4/17. Next year I will plant later or grow under cover for the first month or so...too cold.
Celery - Sowed in flats on 2/23 (Start in January next year). Planted in garden on 5/6.
Peppers, Eggplants - Sowed in flats 3/4 (Start in February next year).
Tomato, Tomatillo, Ground Cherry - Sowed seed in flats on 3/8-3/18. Started re-potting tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, tomatillos, and others on 4/30.
Brassicas, including: Turnips, Kohlrabi, Broccoli, Kale, Cabbage, and Mustard were sowed in flats on 3/13.
Transplanted (test) turnips into garden on 4/9.
Transplanted kale into garden on 4/17.
Transplanted broccoli, kohlrabi, and cabbage on 5/8.
Spinach - Sowed in flats on 3/15. Transplanted to garden on 4/9.
Direct seeded more on 4/18. Direct seeded spinach starting to emerge, 5/5.
Lettuce, including various chicory and arugula - Sowed in flats 3/14.
Transplanted into garden on 4/16.
Herbs - Sowed in flats 3/18. All herbs planted in garden on 5/11.
Garlic - Planted under row cover on 4/2, removed row cover on 4/18.
Parsnips - Direct seeded on 4/10. Starting to germinate on 5/5.
Parsley - Direct seeded 4/15. Germinated on 5/15.
Belgian Endive - Direct seeded 4/15. Noticed germination on 4/29.
Fava Beans planted on 4/20. Starting to germinate 5/5.
Amish Red Gooseberry, Achilles Gooseberry, Gloire de Sablons pink Currant, Black Velvet Gooseberry, Einset Grape, and Crimson Cherry Rhubarb from Raintree nursery planted on 4/20. Crimson Rhubarb arrived in unsatisfactory condition so they sent us 3 more plants and let us keep the originals. Good customer service.:) All the berry bushes had a good root system and shoul do well.
Carrots - Direct seeded on 4/24. Germinating on 5/12.
Beets - Direct seeded on 4/24. Starting to germinate, 5/7.
Hamburg parsley - Direct seeded on 4/25. Germinated on 5/22.
Afilia peas - Direct seeded on 4/25 (and then it started to snow again). Germinated on 5/9.
Minaj Smyriou and Crandall black currants arrived in good shape from Burnt Ridge Nursery on 4/29.
5/2 - The weather finally allowed for the planting of some of our potatoes...unfortunately we were rained out and still have 4 rows left to plant. It's going to be a big potato year for us as we are shooting for 600 lbs...enough for us and the chickens.....and dog.:) Finished planting on 5/3.
Potatoes emerging, 5/15.
Planted Schubert Chokecherry sometimes called Canada Red Cherry and a black cherry tree. Also noticed all of the varieties of cherries we are growing from seed have sprouted, 5/8.
5/29 - Planted Golden Salmon berries and a Logan berry start purchased from local nursery and farmers market.
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