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Seed Starting Update

Summer 2012
Doesn't this photo look delicious?  Like, I can't believe it's almost April and we're still covered in snow and I'm going stir crazy and need to dig in the dirt but at least I've got things like this to look forward to again this summer, delicious?  It's my Girl on one perfect summer evening last June.  And now it's also my desktop wallpaper to remind me of better (less snowy) times. 

Seed starting update:  Pansy seedlings are up, as are peppers, basil, cilantro, dahlias, cosmos, marigolds, and I think that's everything.  Petunias are MIA.  I have already had to thin some of these ambitious seedlings to one per cell as they're growing for broke, despite technical difficulties with our lighting.  Only one of the two fluorescent ballasts above my makeshift table are working, dang it, even after hubby replaced bulbs for me.  I just moved all the flats as close as possible under the one ballast and we're making do.

This week I need to plant tomato seeds yet, and hopefully I don't forget, although I think giving birth would be as good excuse as any to be distracted.  Don't want to start them too early though based on how things are growing, they might take over the basement before spring arrives if I get too ahead of myself. 

Another goodie from last summer:

Here's why Grandpa calls her Curly


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