Today I planted the potatoes. I love planting potatoes, it’s so easy:
|Deposit in hole|
Today’s temperature reached 92 degrees, which for April is a record breaker. It also makes us feel like we’re behind with our garden planting, even though we are not. I also planted the parsnips:
I did not expect the seeds to look like that, but they are way easier to deal with than carrot seeds, which are so tiny and fussy I did not even bother to photograph them, I just threw them in the shallow trench 1″ apart and covered them up.
In the end, our middle raised garden looked like this:
In other words, not much. But we’re a month ahead of last year, at least. And with 20 potatoes planted (to last year’s seven) we should see double the yield. Maybe.