Gardeners really need to know how to multi-task. We have to prepare for the future by starting seeds for plants that thrive in the heat of mid-July while trying not to miss out on what's going on right now. In the realm of preparing for the future, the VegTrug is filled with eight 50-lb bags of Baccto Premium Potting Soil.
Temperatures haven't warranted it, but I have the greenhouse cover and frame ready to go. I've started Mignonette, beets, lettuce and alyssum. I'll be growing veggies in this container, but can't see letting it sit vacant so I'm using it as a seed-starting greenhouse for plants that germinate in cooler temperatures.
With temperatures in the 70s, I'm thinking about becoming concerned that the lettuce and beets will balk at germinating because it's too hot.
My spring flowers are going through a whirlwind bloom season, with all of my Hellebores open along with my early daffodils, crocus, and a few miscellaneous bulbs.
|Crocus chrysanthus 'Cream Beauty'|
|Crocus chrysanthus 'Blue Bird'|