We have moved all the starts to the cold frame outside with this lovely warm weather we have been having. They seem to be happy, but perhaps even too hot. Stefano took down the plastic to help cool it down in the day. He also leaned some 2 by 4s on the frame to provide some shade.
The outdoor Cottonwood Market begins May 1, then the Nelson Garden Festival and Castlegaar Garden Festival on May 15. It's going to be busy! I am figuring out the pricing for each start. I think it will range from $3-$5 per plant, depending on the size. There are some tomatoes that are already 8 inches tall!
urbanrootsgarden.com, “Urban Roots,” a ‘how-to’ inspirational documentary on urban vegetable gardening.
Three dynamic gardeners are profiled who share their personal stories on living a more self-sustainable lifestyle. They provide tours of their garden while discussing practical information on how to grow specific crops. The gardeners cover the basics from preparing soil to harvest, provide new ideas on veggies to grow, and discuss raising chickens in the city. The documentary was filmed entirely in Nelson, profiles Nelson gardeners and features the music of Adham Shaikh. The running time of the film is 40 minutes.