Sunday, March 9, 2008

Herbs and Peas Sprouted 03-08-08

Lettuce (59 days) is doing well. Click on image for larger picture.

Today, I noticed some sprouts on my herb seeds: basil (lemon, thai, sweet, and big leaf). It has only been 4 days. That just means it's already spring! There was also some action on my marjoram and chervil herb seedlings. I was surprised to see that my herbs are sprouting so fastly. I also noticed one asparagus pea seedling peaking it's tiny little head out. I am interested in seeing how these will do. I'm not sure what asparagus peas are but they say you can steam cook them. They look like this.

I also noticed that my peas are finally starting. It took them longer than I expected...around 9 days but hey that's better than nothing. I can just see the yummy peas in our dinners. This year, I plan to have succession plantings of peas to ensure I have tons of peas this season. My garden faces westward and there's a part of my garden that only gets morning sun so I plan on planting cool season veggies all season or as long as it stays cool on that side of the garden.

Nothing much else going on in our garden except for the occassional weeding and cleaning up. The daisies from our wedding are on its second set of blooms. They're small but I think they'll look pretty in a vase. Happy gardening everyone!


RandomNotions said...

oh my gardeny make my garden guilt worse and better at the same time...i see your gardening and feel horrible about not getting a jump on spring but then i think, well its not so bad, at least my garden twin is doing it...

i wish i could have lettuce already...mine would just freeze to death right now

Gardening for Fun said...

Lol. Your sense of humor cracks me up!

We're twins on different sides of the country! I hope you get out of the freeze and begin spring already. Then, we can compare notes! Nice talking to you!