Day 57 – Mar 8

Eight weeks in! I expect another week before my first harvest, two till my first market day. I want to have a bumper crop for my first week, and I realize that I under-planted in my first couple rounds of seedings. I’ve nearly got my 2nd unit of 16 towers fully planted and my 3rd unit of 16 towers has been delivered and awaiting construction. Slow, steady, measured progress.

Ain’t she purdy?

One thing I’m doing to maximize the square footage of space and lighting is to mix and mingle quicker plants, like mustards, spinach and boc choi with the slower herbs and lettuces with the intention of eating them as the main crop matures to take up its space.

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