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Snow all gone March 23, 2012

It's been a long winter, but Spring is coming!  Last week we got an unusual Heat Wave here in the Maritimes breaking records 3 days in a row.  27 Celcius in mid March was crazy and I hope it doesn't wreak havoc with Mother Nature going into Spring and Summer.

Our average last frost date is mid May, so we started our first batch of seeds over the weekend.  We are actually a few weeks later then last year, but I don't think it will make a huge difference.

This year we bought a small 4 tier green house that was on sale.  I've always had a hard time hardening my plants, mostly due to inexperience, but I hope this will help as we can move the entire green house outside when the temps are right.  We started 3 x 48 pod trays:

Tray 1
12 Fat'N'Sassy Peppers
6 Applaus Tomatoes
6 Sweet Heart Tomatoes
12 Golden Cherry Tomatoes
12 Paris Island Cos Lettuce

Tray 2
48 Scotia Tomatoes

Tray 3
24 Summer Dance Cuccumbers
12 Norstar Onions
12 Cabbage

As you can see, to say we love our tomatoes is an understatement ;o)  We want to bottle tomatoes and salsa for winter, something we thoroughly missed this past winter.

We have another 3 x 48 pod trays to start this week and have to finish the garden design for this season, but that will be another post ;o)

Wishing everyone a Happy Spring and Seed Starting Season!

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