Our $140 winter seed order from High Mowing

I decided to order from High Mowing because they are 100% organic and they also offer bulk seeds, by the ounce or even pound. Since they sell to pros, germination rates should be high. I still order from companies catering to home gardeners and/or offering rare seeds (herbs, natives, medicinals), but I wanted to make sure we have high quality seeds and LOTS of seeds to give away to our friends, neighbors and gardening club members. Continue reading “Our $140 winter seed order from High Mowing”

The first hard freeze November 16

We had a light frost a couple weeks ago and all the squash in the lower garden froze.   Fortunately we had enough time to move a number of basils and peppers into pots before it got down to the low 20s or maybe even teens last Sunday night (our puppy ate the outdoor thermometer).
The tomatoes and Armenian cucumbers were dead as door nails and we already cleared them out of the hoophouse and we’re getting ready for planting salad.