There Will Be No Winter Gardening For Me

Posted on Jan 6 2010 - 5:59am by Mike Lieberman

My winter container gardening has already ended on my fire escape. It’s also ended for my backyard vegetable garden in Brooklyn as well.

This can be attributed to a few things. The first being my neglect. I didn’t go to my Grandmother’s for two weeks to tend to the plants. I’m sure that the snow and cold weather also contributed to the plants dying.

Now that they are dead, I’ll have to look back on how the vegetable performed, what my mistakes were and how I can improve for the 2010 season.

The next step is to empty out the containers and started a top-secret composting operation at my Grandmother’s.

I have big plans for her backyard in 2010. Anything that you think I should do or would like me to experiment with?

  • http://rawfoodswitch.com Nathalie Lussier

    Aww, sorry to hear that man. I already put my gardens to rest for the winter… but my garden was in Quebec, Canada so it gets a wee bit colder still. ;)

    Definitely great to look forward to 2010!

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  • RawDamon

    Time to get your plan together indoors man! Round up whatever seed you have, get your supplies and plan your 2010 garden on paper. Order / collect any seeds you need and get ready for spring! Especially if you're needing any dwarf varieties for your small space. We hope to have our peppers 8-10″ tall when we put them out this spring by getting them going in our hydro system…..we were a little late last year. We can stay off the food grid if we're diligent!

  • Mike Lieberman

    It's all good Nathalie. You learn anything new in this year of gardening?

  • Mike Lieberman

    Word. I hear you bro. I'm hoping to really grow a lot more at my Grandmother's this season and be smarter on my fire escape and overall with my plantings. Definitely wanna start some seeds. Would love to do some local organic heirlooms, but any organics would be nice as well. Need to start hittin peoples up.

  • RawDamon

    Time to get your plan together indoors man! Round up whatever seed you have, get your supplies and plan your 2010 garden on paper. Order / collect any seeds you need and get ready for spring! Especially if you're needing any dwarf varieties for your small space. We hope to have our peppers 8-10″ tall when we put them out this spring by getting them going in our hydro system…..we were a little late last year. We can stay off the food grid if we're diligent!

  • Mike Lieberman

    It's all good Nathalie. You learn anything new in this year of gardening?

  • Mike Lieberman

    Word. I hear you bro. I'm hoping to really grow a lot more at my Grandmother's this season and be smarter on my fire escape and overall with my plantings. Definitely wanna start some seeds. Would love to do some local organic heirlooms, but any organics would be nice as well. Need to start hittin peoples up.

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