Spring Gardening in the Liberty Garden

Preparing the kitchen gardens forĀ  spring we vow to change our ways and correct past indiscretions. In the vegetable garden the dreaming, er, I mean thinking goes something like this:

This year-

  • Crop rotation will be carefully, responsibly, righteously adhered to, as will companion planting.
  • Seeds will be started in the greenhouse within the optimal suggested time frames and potted on at the correct time (or at least ‘potted on’).
  • An abundance of labels will be available and will be used liberally to ensure that the aforementioned crop rotation plan is followed as well as to monitor the performance of specific varieties.
  • Planting plans in hand, soil tests will be performed throughout the garden(s) and notes made on which amendments are required for various crops Continue reading