Yesterday I took out all my seeds that I have collected over the years and went through them to see what I can plant when over the next few months. While the kids each made their allocated stash of newspaper pots (up to about 100 now!) I got rid of ones that were expired and seperated the others into what can be planted in August, September and October.
Ones that have to go into the ground directly like beans I will wait for spring to truly be here before they go into beds. But all the others that enjoy being transplanted like tomatoes will go into the pots.
|Seeds collected over the years and some new heirlooms bought in the UK recently|
|Organised...one job down, so many to go!|
I am also so grateful for our friend Des, who came to dig in all the compost and prepare the first planting areas. These two areas are in complete shade during winter so as the earth turns they will be ready for planting up as soon as the outdoor temps rise a little.
|Dug over, composted and ready for plants|
|We grow corn and trailing squash here to maximise space.|