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It may only be April – but there are already lots of things growing at Maloca! Keep reading to take a virtual tour of the garden.April 26th 2008

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We soaked the peas for a few hours before planting them.


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I’m passing along a picture of the tomatoes I planted 5 days ago, which have just started to sprout. I’m going to keep them covered and in a warm spot for another day or two until more of them have sprouted and then I’ll move them to a windowsill. I hope everyone else who took tomatoes home from the workshop are starting to see sprouts too.

Remember to check the instructions on starting seeds posted earlier in this blog to help answer any questions. If anyone is having problems, leave a comment and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.

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We are going to meet at the garden at about 5pm today to do the first direct planting of the year. Peas are a great spring crop as they can be planted as soon as the ground can be worked and they double as a green manure, returning nitrogen to the soil as they grow. They will be ready to harvest in about two months, leaving plenty of time to grow a second crop in the pea plots.

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We are going to meet this Tuesday at 5pm.

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