Thoughtful musings on various topics by interesting people at Blithewold

Pop Quiz Answers by Dan Christina

A little later than I had hoped but here are the answers!  I definitely had a couple challenging ones up here, but kudos to all who tried!  Metasequoia glyptostroboides Dawn Redwood     Cryptomeria japonica Japanese Cedar … Read more.

Seeds! Seeds! Seeds! by Dan Christina

At a time when we are getting in full swing for our opening, I somehow have managed to get a quick vacation planned for this coming week.  While I am looking forward to the relaxation … Read more.

Snow Seeding revisited by Dan Christina

Well… Here are the results of a very early (for us) seeding.  As I mentioned a couple weeks ago in my post, Snow Seeding, I started two lettuce and two spinach varieties, and the light was … Read more.

In-House Edging by Dan Christina

While I may have jumped the gun a bit posting about seed starting last week, I did want to get everyone thinking about preparing for spring…and frankly I needed motivation to see past winter’s grip.  … Read more.

Snow Seeding by Dan Christina

Another round of snow has buried the Vegetable Garden in a thick white blanket making it nearly impossible to accomplish anything on the long list of preseason tasks but it has made it ever more … Read more.