A few solid rains and some sunny days have brought the garden alive - and the forest! I was able to try out two new wild foods this week - ramps and mustard garlic.
|Wild Ramps - harvested sustainably|
Now....onto the garden.
First the bad news - my transplanted asparagus appears to have died. All of my forest plots have put up asparagus and I have eaten two meals from them thus far. The garden plot is in a warmer area with better soil and there have been no signs of life. Sad....
|Grow asparagus - grow!|
Also: one gooseberry, one grape, most of my strawberry transplants and one new blueberry bush appear to have died.
|Squirrels and rabbits ate half of my tulips...|
The Blueberry dissection went well this winter and both halves of the plants are growing as if they had never been cut.
|Blueberry that survived being divided in half|
|Honeyberries starting to form|
|Currants in early spring|
My seedlings are growing well and are getting hardened off to be transplanted:
I have chives, walking onions, meadow garlic, and china stripe garlic growing all over the place and they look and grow great!
|onion chives, garlic chives, and china stripe garlic|
|chives transplanted to a pot|
Rhubarbs is growing slowly but surely.
I also bought a real tree for the inside of the house:
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