Spring Chores for the Garden


Photo Courtesy of Mike Heath

Asparagus bed held over to provide shelter for beneficial insects.

It looks like spring has finally sprung even though we had about five inches of snow last week and nighttime temperatures are still below freezing. That means that it's time to dust off the garden gloves and sharpen the tools. Let's garden!

My first chore this year is to get the beds ready for the potatoes and onions. This is a new bed that I'm putting beside the lavender field so it'll take some work. Fortunately, there's already a water line at the top of the field so I can just tie into it for water. But I still need to till the bed and dig the trenches for potatoes. At least the onions...

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