I've gotten so that I loath working in the basement anymore. It's been 5 months down there in the dungeon and I'm calling it quits. 95% of the GUL plants were moved up to the sunroom today.
On the window ledge are butterfly bush, columbine, lupine, arugula, California poppies, English lavender, crazy daisy & rosemary.
On the table are tomatoes, peppers, roselle, salvia, dame's rocket, chard, opal basil, annual delphinium and more arugula.
The coffee table I'd bought for the deck last year spent the winter tucked in the corner of the sunroom. Now it's being put to good use. Here are pink nepeta, blue globe thistle, coleus and a pot of mammoth green basil.
Meanwhile, down in the dungeon, there are only 2 lights burning now.
These pepper plants are extras, and I'm not ready to compost them yet. (eeek). In the germinator are dwarf French marigolds (Bolero - a fresh pack, my saved seeds were no good) are starting to sprout. Also a new pack (Zins - Cut'n'Come again) sprouted several days ago (again, my saved seeds were duds). Along with some recent mixed coleus sprouts and some more Dame's rocket, I'm letting them bulk up under the bright lights before moving them up to the big city.
Honestly, 5 months is toooo long to work in the basement. It's just plain depressing anymore. I should have been out of there at the end of March, but Winter just would not quit. Actually, it's not like there's much of a Spring going on out there yet! *fume*
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