Maryland Grows


Things Fall Apart

Things fall apart. That’s the way it is sometimes, and that’s the way it happened with the cold frame kit. I put it together on a warm day in early March, and set it up over the arugula I had…

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Perils of planting early

Well, guess it’s the time of the year to talk about the perils of planting too early. On March 17, I checked the seven day weather forecast and found temperatures ranging from the 30s to 50s. Great, I thought, time…

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Experimental Growing

I s’pose much of gardening is experimentation, though some experiments are more forthrightly whistling in the dark than others. I’ve never had a cold frame before, though I know people who religiously seed things into frames made from old windows,…

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