My army of seedlings.

My army of seedlings.

Got lazy (more efficient?) with the planting of padrone pepper seeds this year. These are about 3 weeks old. Might have gone overboard - I do not need 50 padrone plants.

Got lazy (more efficient?) with the planting of padrone pepper seeds this year. These are about 3 weeks old. Might have gone overboard - I do not need 50 padrone plants.

Looks like I’ll have a few padrones to give away this season.

Looks like I’ll have a few padrones to give away this season.

Arugula and spinach making use of my tomato containers in the off season.

Arugula and spinach making use of my tomato containers in the off season.

Today seemed as good a day as any other to get started with the first seed plantings for early spring.

Today seemed as good a day as any other to get started with the first seed plantings for early spring.

Collecting a spilling pint of blackberries every other day. #urbanGardener

Collecting a spilling pint of blackberries every other day. #urbanGardener

Well it looks like we’ll have some favas after all, our first ever out of the garden.

Well it looks like we’ll have some favas after all, our first ever out of the garden.

The most successful crop of spinach I’ve grown is coming to a yummy end.

The most successful crop of spinach I’ve grown is coming to a yummy end.

Lettuce coming up.

Lettuce coming up.

Here’s a cup of African Marigolds.

Here’s a cup of African Marigolds.