The un official rain gauge in central Brooklyn reads 2.27 inches between 6:00 am & 7:00 pm today. While it has wrecked inconvenience on baseball infields and royal icing decorations, the spinach & chard greens are inhaling this down pour like hungry school kids. Stop by the garden, & you’ll see that many plants have gone from adolescence to maturity. They will soon be tough -stemmed and headed for the compost pile as we make room for summer crops.
Which means we need to gauge what needs to be planted to meet the needs of students returning in late summer / early fall. Some things will get planted this Thursday; others closer to the solstice. A rough garden plan for our 4 raised beds can be viewed on the Links page of this website. It’s open for discussion. We’ll gauge the response