Yesterday we got over 2 inches (5 cm, for folks in the metric zone) rain. This happened about 3 days after we planted the first four rows of our fall garden.
|First four rows to be planted. (It's too warm still for the Sugar Snaps to be planted.)|
Separately, we have about 8 tiny pots of cauliflower seedling and maybe 6 of parsley. When they get large enough, they'll go in the ground too. Well, the parsley may stay in pots for easy cooking access. ;-)
The Ho Mi Z mustard is a fairly large red mustard, good for using in Brother Victor's radish-greens soup recipe and other mustard greens recipes. I planted a lot of mustard greens and arugula and the escarole (a kind of chicory, like horticultural dandelion) because I hope it will discourage nematodes from bothering next spring's tomato plants.
The Bull's Blood beets are red-leaved, so they will pretty up a salad bowl with their thinnings even before they can be dug for fresh beets.
The kale is a fairly standard blue-green curly-leafed kale, the kind you find on plates as a garnish. I would like to put in a row of either Tuscan kale or Portuguese kale, just because they go so well in the Suppa Toscana recipe. But we'll see how much room there is--DH wants to have at least 2 or 3 rows of green beans!