STARTING YOUR OWN SEEDS FOR THE GARDEN IS A PROMISE OF SPRING. HOWEVER, WE MUST MAINTAIN SOME RESTRAINT, FOR THOSE TINY SEEDLINGS WILL BE OF MAMMOTH PROPORTIONS BY JULY.
Bring in the remaining potted bulbs from cold storage.
As seed arrives, note planting dates and store in an airtight container.
Start seeds for hardy plants – (mid-February in my area). Place under grow lights for at least 14 hours each day and keep well watered.
alpine strawberries, angelica, anise, anise hyssop, bronze fennel, chamomile, chives, cumin, garlic chives, fennel, feverfew, hyssop, lavender, lemon balm, lovage, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, safflower, sage, salad burnet, sorrel, thyme, winter savory
artichoke, Asian greens,beets, buckthorn plantain, broccoli, broccoli raab, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, claytonia, collards, escarole, endive, fennel, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mache, mustard, onions, peas, scallions, shallots, spinach, Swiss chard
ambrosia, baby’s breath, drumstick flower, hollyhocks, larkspur, pansies, phlox, salvias, snapdragons, stock, sweet peas, verbena bonariensis, yarrow
IN THE KITCHEN
Make Blood Orange Marmalade and Preserved Lemons.
Keep indoor herbs well watered.
Grow some micro-greens in a sunny window.