African Violet Order

5/1/2021 – Mary placed an order with The Violet Barn for the following. All text and images below are from their web site. Episcia Often referred to as “flame violets” or “chocolate soldier plant”, these gesneriads have the family’s most beautiful foliage.  All grow quickly and easily.  Since they readily produce stolons, they can be […]

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Sowed Replacement Pepper Chile G76

The six Pepper Chile G76 F1, Anaheim style seedlings transplanted 4/26/2021 into the garden look yellow, several have lost all their leaves, and no one has grown since transplanting. There is some evidence of magnesium deficiency and hence they were sprayed two days ago with Epsom Salts. Today Mary sowed twelve replacements in the greenhouse. […]

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Sowed Paris Island Lettuce

3/9/2021 – Mary sowed the Paris Island Lettuce seed, we bought from G&D, in a half tray with the small cells. This is our first time to try this romaine style lettuce as we were surprised to find it being sold locally in store-prepared zip locks; i.e. for the locals who are clearly planting it […]

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Thinned Tomato and Pepper Seedlings

3/2/2021 – The tomato and pepper seedlings from seeds sown 1/24/2021 (five weeks ago) in the 6-packs have germinated well and have their second permanent leaves. We teased out one seedling from its neighbor of two each of the three tomato varieties and replanted them for Kelley into saved Bonnie’s 3″ plastic pots. The sharp […]

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