Arctic Garden: Sprouts

ARCTICdeco.com: Arctic Garden Sprouts,

We’re a week into June and our Arctic garden is finally starting to come to life. There may still be plenty of ice and snow in the bay, but in our greenhouse there’s nothing but sprouts, sprouts, sprouts! After a month of very slow starting seeds, our greenhouse is bursting with all sorts of seedlings. I started some of these seeds way back in April – primarily the coriander, basil, and sunflowers –  but had to wait until the end of May to get most of the others started (when the greenhouse stopped going below zero). So far I’ve started the season with my favorites:

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Spring in the ‘Vut

ARCTICdeco.com: Spring in NunavutIt’s spring in Nunavut! For most of you ‘southerners’ south of 60, it has already been spring for many weeks now (if not months) but up in the ‘Vut it’s only really started to feel like spring in the last few weeks – ‘spring’ being T-shirt weather. Mind you – in late April when the sun started coming back and we were getting -15ºC  temperatures, I may have celebrated the good weather by hanging out on my deck in a tank top. Nevertheless.

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