March, when the wind was whipping and snowflakes were flying I was busy planting seeds in my little greenhouse. I planted so many seeds I will admit some didn’t make it into the ground. In years past, I always had some duds. I still did have some duds but I would say I had 85% germination. One of the big improvements this year was the addition of a heater. In years past I would start all my seeds in the studio and when temperatures were above freezing I would transfer them outside. So much back and forth checking thermometers and dirt everywhere.
One day I recruited Bruce to help me do some seeds. He came out and we were crammed in my little greenhouse. He declared I needed more room.
“No, No it’s fine. It’s just me in here usually”, I said.
“Noooo! this is ridiculous. I’m building you a greenhouse.”
I refused. He insisted. Really who am I to say no to a new greenhouse. A place to house all my garden items and big enough to run around in. It’s not a bad idea. The other plus to this new idea was we wouldn’t have to haul items out to our makeshift farmstand. We could have a window to open up and deliver our goods right to you.
Then my mind started to work overtime on this. Wait who’s going to man this greenhouse. Every time someone comes in I’ll have to leave the studio and walk over. What if… What if… I moved the studio too?? This would also solve the problem of noise pollution. I love Bruce and his business partner Janine but boy can they make some noise and clients during tax season just walking in chatting up a storm when I’m in the middle of programming isn’t my favorite. January-April I wear big noise cancelling headphones from 9-6pm. Soooo… what if we turned a room in the barn into my studio.
And this is why I haven’t been posting any blogs or you’ve seen a lot of new projects on the site. I have been super busy in the studio, super busy gardening, and well painting! Painting walls, Painting windows, Painting Furniture just painting painting painting.
We are 75% done with the new greenhouse and the studio is 95% done.