Nice harvest today- a new crop I tried this year added a nice bite to my mix- Wrinkled Crinkled Cress, with the 2 kinds of mustard I have in there it has a nice flavor. Good it's coming in as one of the mustards needs to be pulled.
Most of this, after being mixed, went to a local produce store- not much just 5 bags and some bouquets of mustard (there on the left- 'Ruby Streaks'). I'll have more to harvest this week. I need to sow some crops that are more toward heat loving as that's the direction we're moving, especially lately!
Hello, I'm Tessa. Feel free to look around and comment on anything you like. And for those of you needing some instant input- here are the facts.
My Climate- for the curious.
Location:Redmond, OR- High desert
USDA Zone:5 (in most of my yard) Sunset Zone:1 or 2 Climate:Sun, sun, snow (with sun!) Cold winters, nice summers Last frost:It can dip below freezing any time of year, but I've set my last frost to June 1st for my yard Garden Size:Just over 1/3 acre and an adjacent lot that is 1/4 acre that we can use. I'm keeping it small for now. Gardener:Certified Master Gardener and beginning garden coach- aspiring microfarmer! Started blogging:May 2008
Note:I moved from a temperate climate, zone 8 to a much ccccolder climate, zone 5- things have been interesting around here and I continue to test varieties to see what works and what people like. I have put up a small high tunnel and any extras I have go to local produce stores- I have hopes of building a much larger high tunnel to supply the food banks in my area. I'm offering my services this year (2013) as a garden coach- Let me help you do what I do!