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Comment by Muriel Fish on March 16, 2012 at 10:13pm

Catherine, Happy St. Patrick's Day.

Corned beef and Cabbage for us!

Comment by Muriel Fish on March 16, 2012 at 10:10pm

Thanks Linda,  like they say, "It's a dirty rotten job, but somebody's gotta' do it."  About the attitude of politicians these days. I like to think of our children like the harvest of the future.  Metaphorically speaking, they are the crop that will eventually come to harvest and be the ones in control of our sorry old hides. We need to make them smart, compassionate and free thinking. 

Comment by Catherine Cronin (Ireland) on March 16, 2012 at 7:36pm

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY EVERYONE !!!

Comment by Linda Sexton Nusbaum (Z9b FL) on March 16, 2012 at 7:28pm

Love your nurturing of the Kindergarteners, Muriel!

Comment by Muriel Fish on March 16, 2012 at 7:24pm

It's raining!!!  Just before the rain, I planted potatoes, bush beans, Romanos, shelling peas, garlic, bok choi, beets and cabbage.  Hoping for a showing soon.  I've been subbing Kindergarten this week.  No time for garden.  What a trip those little guys are.  One little Korean kid was adopted by Jewish parents.  He asked if I wanted to hear a little Hanukkah song.  He proceeded to sing, " The itsy bitsy octopus climbed up the water spout.  Down came the rain and washed the octopus out." Wow! Today Hokey Pokey with 100 kindergarteners!  Different garden, different set of muscles.  It requires far more energy than weeding, tilling and planting.  I guess that crop is much more important than my back yard garden.  If my home garden fails, it's only a temporary setback.  If we fail to nurture them, we pay big time!

Comment by Muriel Fish on March 16, 2012 at 7:13pm

Wally, anything is possible.  Don't know if a second year plant will produce or not.  Did you harvest the sprouts?  This would be a question for one of our master gardeners.  Bob's in Florida, don't know if they do sprouts; Bonnie is further north.  Maybe she or another master knows.

Comment by Catherine Cronin (Ireland) on March 16, 2012 at 7:01pm

Comment by Wally Ostafin ( Z 6 Detroit, MI) on March 14, 2012 at 8:38am

ok with the crazy weather we have had I have a question.  has any one heard of brussell sprouts re rooting them selves.  i left  mine in from last year & i noticed that the stalk has new roots on it.

Comment by Wally Ostafin ( Z 6 Detroit, MI) on March 5, 2012 at 6:24pm

Does any one happen to have any Peter Pepper Seeds? 

Comment by Vicky Myers on March 5, 2012 at 11:40am

Nancy if you still have snow and ice I would say it is a bit early. I'd say wait til your temps stay above freezing at night and at least 45-50s days.

 

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