Thursday, April 17, 2008

OK, it wasn't quite spring

New lesson learned: Just because it's mid-April, doesn't mean it's actually spring.

It has been unseasonably cold this week (or I guess I should say, colder than the past weekend was, because until about June 3 we can pretty much expect anything in the weather department), so we decided to leave the makeshift coldframe up.

To be fair, I don't think any of the plants froze--I think they were cooked to death. A cucumber:

The plant formerly know as "tomato"And the bell pepper:
The peas, not being covered, actually faired better

or, at least some of them did
and this would be the basil
if it had lived.

My assistant gardeners--
I'm not going to explain their "contribution" to the process.

Looks like we'll be doing a Round Two of the peat pod disks this weekend, which will make nice inside work as it is supposed to snow on Saturday. Have I missed the memo? Did we call off Global Warming?

1 comment:

Rachael said...

Ouch - that hurts, mother nature has a habit of doing things like that. Good luck with your second round of seedlings!

Ahem....

You know you've reached a whole new level of gardening when you receive a wholesale catalog.....