Spring Break, garden 2

The veggie garden has been slow to get going. Everything has been slow to get going. Here is a post from a year ago, with irises in bloom, and lots of flowers blooming. None of that is even close to being ready this year.

https://willowcaroline.wordpress.com/2012/04/04/so-what-is-new-10-2/

And here is where we were in late  MARCH of last year:

https://willowcaroline.wordpress.com/2012/03/31/veggie-garden-late-march/

 

Compare the pea pictures to this year:

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And the spinach and lettuce are still infantile…. carrots barely sprouting. Radishes just barely above the surface. Incredible what a warm spring we had last year – and by contrast, what a cold spring we have had this year.

Heaps of weeds
Heaps of weeds

 

Unfortunately, it hasn’t slowed the weeds. I did manage to pull out the weeds between the bricks… looks so much nicer now.

P1020579A different pile, and there was a third. Just to show you the amazing way weeds can survive all.

There are some tiny points of asparagus peeking out. And I went ahead and planted some kale and swiss chard. In long sleeves, and a scarf. Brrr……

 

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