First sprout

April 8, 2012 § 1 Comment

You may remember our pre-victory greenhouse.

Well, it’s survived so far.  We had 80+ degree weather with humidity the first week it was out, which was enough to get the baby tomatoes up and sprouting.  Same with our basil.

Time to relocate!  And Paul’s mom had a nice little tip for how to do that.

Yes, that’s an apple corer.  Just dig ’em up…

…and replant.

Ta da!  Now, time to spread those roots and grow, baby, groooooooow…

Happy Easter.


§ One Response to First sprout

  • […] This is a battle we have every year: how to get the garden growing before the weather warms up enough to plant anything in the ground (here in Kentucky that magical date is Derby weekend, or the first weekend of May.)   Historically, we have tended to take the greenhouse route starting early March, and have experienced about 50% success rate (see: here and here.) […]

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