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Pretty Blooming Kale

I can’t stop taking pictures of my purple kale right now:

It’s just so pretty!

I can’t even stop in the middle of the night: 47 more words

Leaves

Little babies

So far the backup mini been peppers have yet to sprout. Planted April 17…first black empty tray.

Basil (Lime) Seedling!

The first little sprouts are up for the Basil (Lime).
The ones I planted in the egg carton did not grow (dried out too fast)

Seeding

Baby Cucumber Sprouts

The baby cucumbers have sprouted. Only took a few days.
Oddly, the leaves are a little yellow in places. Not sure if normal, or perhaps something going on they don’t like.

Seedling

(Belated) Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - April 2015

This time I didn’t forget. I even took pictures in time. But then I stayed out until 8 every day, working in the community garden (8 is when it gets dark, otherwise I would have stayed even longer) and was simply too tired and short on time to write a post. 82 more words

Leaves

Harvest Monday - April 13, 2015

Nothing much to show. Just kale. I mean, it’s pretty kale, but there’s still no way to make it look very interesting.

I’ve been throwing it in lots of stir-fries lately, and it looks pretty cool in those, even if the pictures I have are kind of crappy… 85 more words

Leaves

Rehydrating Soil

One of the biggest challenges of keeping a container garden on a balcony is keeping the soil quality.

Not only is buying new soil and carrying it up a pain but also there’s not really a good way to get rid of old soil. 158 more words

Worm Composting