"Were we directed from Washington when to sow, and when to reap, we should soon want bread." --Thomas Jefferson
Monday, May 3, 2010
Trying something new
Sunday afternoon I moved some more seedlings out into the raised bed. Kale, lettuce,endive, broccoli, radichio and mustard greens. I was not sure if this was early for my area so I made sure to cover it with some left over sheeting from the greenhouse. Also I took some old dark colored wine bottles and filled them with water and hope they will act as mini solar collectors during the day and provide some heat at night. I will let you know in a future post which bottles work better, the whites or the reds wines. Also did my first hive check since last week and things look okay. I spotted the queen, though I'm not sure she was laying any eggs yet. The workers are building the comb on the foundation. So as far as my inexperience tells me everything is fine.