Day: March 6, 2015


Hardneck garlic (Allium sativum ssp. ophioscorodon). There are 8 heads of garlic left from last summer’s crop. That’s approximately 64 cloves, if each head has 8 cloves. Most do, some large cloves and some smaller. They have to last until July when the new… Continue Reading “Garlic”

Dark-eyed juncos in March

Dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis). It seems like I’ve been ignoring the birds at the feeders, but the truth is the birds haven’t been coming to the feeders on these really cold, snowy days. No cardinals. No chickadees.┬áNo woodpeckers. Nothing but the dark-eyed juncos and… Continue Reading “Dark-eyed juncos in March”


Onions (Allium cepa) Above are photos of some of the onions from last summer. Patterson yellow storage onions on the left. Red Zeppelin and Red Marble, a cipollini, on the right. I ordered field-grown onion plants from Johnny’s Selected Seeds last year. One bunch… Continue Reading “Onions”