Monday, February 14, 2011


Two nights ago I dreamt that the winter dead plants in my garden were full of honey bees. I was startled, of course. I also dreamt that the landlord cleared the other side of the house making it ready for planting. None of this is real.

It will warm up this week. That will push us toward spring, my heels dragging on pavement.

I went to Lowe's yesterday to get some seed starter mix, or even just some sphagnum, or potting soil in a small bag. They had none of these things! I asked and the woman said it is not time yet. Really? They did have massive bags of Miracle Grow soil, fertilized and moisturized. The big box stores still stock their shelves as if this were the suburbs.

I wish my local nurseries were open. I ended driving to a hardware store on Court St. They had a few bags of Fafard starter mix. I bought two and a bucket for coffee ground collection.

I've built my seed starting box out of scrap materials. I've also received my irrigation supplies and agribon fabric that I will use as a cabbage moth deterrent.

Now to put it all together.

1 comment:

  1. Miracle Grow! Ack! (Marie's term is much ore polite than mine!)


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