April 2006

Eighth Pa Herb Fest

April 7, 2006

I just thought I’d send out a quick reminder for those of you living in the Central PA area. Tomorrow is the final day of the 8th Annual Pennsylvania Herb Festival. The Herb Fest is being held at the York Expo Center on the York Fairgrounds.

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Spring Greens

April 5, 2006

Even though the weather is only now beginning to settle enough to plant vegetable seeds outdoors directly in the garden… I’ve been harvesting and eating delicious garden fresh kale, collards, cress, and other spring greens for a number of weeks already.

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Garden Log 4-4-06

April 4, 2006

It has been so dry that I resorted to watering the garden last weekend after planting parsnip, salsify, turnip, spinach, and kale seeds. I also transplanted a few heirloom lettuce, spring broccoli, and Swiss Chard plants out into the garden.

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Tomato Varieties

April 3, 2006

It’s not too late to start a few tomato plants indoors for transplanting out into the garden after the soil warms and the danger of frost has passed later this spring. I just wanted to share a few of my favorite gourmet and heirloom tomato varieties.

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