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The first 2018 garden seedling has sprouted in the large indoor grow tent!

Hey everyone, well we’ve got our first seedling of the 2018 garden sprouted in the large indoor grow tent. It’s one of the Michal F1 eggplants and right now it’s about an inch tall. Here’s a photo:

First seedling for the 2018 garden

First seedling for the 2018 garden

As you can see in the photo I’ve covered the containers with some green house plastic scrap to give it a sprouting thermal barrier to the rest of the tent until they’ve all germinated. Then we’ll remove this and just let them acclimate to the fluctuations in the tent so they grow and harden off to the internal thermals (lights on/off and a little supplemental heat).Β The rest should be popping up in the next few weeks and we’ll be on our way sprouting our garden veggies for this years outdoor gardens. πŸ™‚

This coming weekend is time to plant the tomato seeds…it’s so exciting seeing my little minions coming to life and knowing by summer I’ll be eating their bounty.

Time to head back into the battle of the weekly grind…I’ll take a light-roast with a mild grind please! Oh…get back to work Mr. Mann! See you guys next weekend. πŸ™‚

Snow-maggedon continues…is that the Abominable Snowman?

Hey everyone, well we got another dumping of snow last night (around 3 inches) and we think we even saw the Abominable Snowman looking around wondering what was happening that we’re getting this kind of weather in February. πŸ™‚

With that it’s another work from home day, glad I have a computer software job that allows this kind of telecommuting. I got up early this morning and took some photos of the backyard to share with all of you:Β  Continue reading

Indoor homestead remodeling, harvesting indoor greens, and planning for seed starting

Hey Everyone, it’s been a busy last two weeks.

The main project I’ve been working on has been getting our second master bedroom on the lower level of our house ready to re-level the floor. With a 45+ year old house on a hill your inevitably going to have foundation settling and your floors will have some gangsta leaning going on. So, it was time to move everything out of the room (into the bathroom remodel area while we are waiting to order the tub and counters). Once the room was cleaned out I needed to pull up our new flooring we laid when we used this room as a place for Paula’s mother to live with us for a while (don’t ask…that generousity on our part wasn’t appreciated and the situation self-remedied itself with a move back to California πŸ™‚ ). If we would have had time back then we’d have leveled the floor then, but there’s no time like the present to do things right on your house.

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