Our bitter cold continues but, boy, are we getting things done! — 6 Comments

  1. A tip for the seed business… instead of counting out the seeds, use a measuring scoop. See how many seeds fit in 1/4 tsp or 1/8 tsp. Do that a few times to see if it’s about the same. Then just say instead of 25 tomato seeds, you’ll get 1/4 tsp which is about 25 seeds (or whatever the average was).

    And instead of having to hand write all the labels, you could type them out in relatively small print and close together, and then just cut them. If you don’t have a printer, most libraries will let you print for a few cents a page.

    I got my seed order a while ago, and I’ve got some of the tomatoes started. I can’t wait to get the beans and the squash planted!

  2. Deborah McEnulty,

    Good for you! It’s a way we’ve been practicing for years, even when initially building our house (Check out STARTING OVER) It sure feels good when things get done and you don’t end up owing for it for years and worrying about the debt!

  3. Sandy A,

    Peppers okay but don’t start Brussels sprouts. It’s way too early. You want to start them so they’ll be about 6 weeks old when you transplant them into the garden. Cole crop plants get root bound and never amount to anything if you start them inside too soon.

  4. The vanity is beautiful! Congrats!

    Peppers in three weeks, huh. OK. Thanks for the heads-up. I always seem to wait too long to start them. Guess I had better start the Brussels sprouts, too.


  5. Love the idea for your bathroom vanity, sooo pretty! You guys are going great guns, love following your lives. I started a few herbs yesterday, just getting antsy for getting my hands in dirt! Have a great day!!

  6. My husband and I are inspired to start purchasing supplies with cash, the way you and Will do. Your “saga” with your kitchen cabinets demonstrated that patience can pay off in the end. Thank you.