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Tomaytoes, Tomahtoes

Today is supposedly 6 weeks until last frost here, and that prediction is finally getting believable since it's 42 degrees out and the snow piles are finally shrinking.  Whew.  It's been a long winter. 

So, we started our tomato seeds today.  Or rather, I started them, and the Girl 'wrote' the labels and watered them when I was done.  We have Roma (6 cells started, as usual 2-3 seeds planted per cell, to be thinned later), Super Sweet 100 cherry type (3 cells), Brandywine (6 cells - I intend to eat a lot of tomato sandwiches this summer), and 3 cells of one called Bloody Butcher just because I like the brutal name. 

Other seedling progress:

Dahlias and (leggy) Cosmos

I thinned out the pansies to one per cell today, as well as peppers, dahlias, cosmos (which are leggy and should probably shouldn't have been started so early, or started inside at all?) and marigolds.  I left the plastic cover off the Dahlias and Cosmos because they are getting so tall already.  The others all got some water and went back under their mini greenhouses.  Petunias may be showing a couple of the tiniest specks of green emerging, we'll see.

Now we're just waiting.  Waiting for spring.  Waiting for things to grow.  And waiting for baby to come.  She is due today, but doesn't seem to mind what the calendar says.  Waiting...

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