Today I awoke to a warm, humid sunrise. It appears that my planting opportunity came sooner than I anticipated! I just finished sowing onions, spinach, radishes, and carrots in the open spaces of my cold frame (a great way to enjoy a sunrise). As you can see the cilantro, mizuna mustard, and assorted lettuce are all jamming, and today’s warmth (and opportunity to open the cold frame for fresh air) will give them a nice boost. Salad is on tonight’s menu!
I like to garden by the moon, and while today’s moonsign (Aquarius) is not always ideal for planting, the new moon is a great time to get things started – be they new plants, or new projects. I’m hoping that today’s warmth, breeze, thunder, rain, and the added energy of a solar eclipse will help get these seeds started. In a couple of weeks, we’ll know if there’s been any success. That is – if we can see through the snow into the cold frame!