Feb. 2 marked the return to 10 hours of daylight; as a result, Johnson’s seed house is currently brimming with all varieties of microgreens that are lush, healthy and being consumed at a rapid clip at the myriad local restaurants for which she is the supplier.
May 11 through 24, 2015 Mt. Washington — With the sudden onset of unseasonably hot weather, the vegetable gardener is in a tailspin. We’ve gotten caught without a stretch of early spring conditions, having moved abruptly from winter deep freeze to summery heat, along with drought. I’ve decided to push on with the cool season
In the first of her biweekly columns about growing and gardening in the Berkshires, Judy Isacoff writes: “Stars, the sunlit moon and planets circle the expanse of frozen, fertile ground during these long nights. There’s the sense of a night shift at work underground.”