|Tuscan (black) kale|
|Blue & Red kale (poor germination - oversown 2ce)|
I pulled all of the over-wintered geraniums from the crawlspace, cleaned them up, discarded anything puny, hydrated the roots, and now allowing them to sprout (2 pots front/right) In a couple of weeks I'll cut all the growing tips off and root them to make new plants, then compost the old plants. I find that I get better plants if I root new ones instead of planting the old root balls.
Here's a new fun project I'm trying this season. GINGER
I was reading up on the subject and finally realized ginger was a rhizome. (DOH!) Fresh organic ginger is pricey! Boo. Fresh ginger can be PLANTED. Yay.
Since they are a tropical crop, I bought a large rhizome, cut/peeled/froze half of it for cooking, then cut the rest into 3 segments. All 3 could go in a large 12" pot, but I thought I start each of them in a smaller pot so they could go on to the little bottom-heat germinater to start. Keep your fingers crossed!
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