Days are short. The sun set at 4:16 today. Somehow my mind turns to gardening. Not in a big way, mind you.
The author of Year Round Indoor Gardening discussed his book on NPR a few weeks ago. What a concept! Fresh greens all year. Shoots grown in soil indoors.
After sprinkling a tablespoon of seeds on soil, The first 4 days you basically do nothing while the seedlings develop roots.
Then you move them to a window that merely sees daylight and you end up with a salad a week from when you started.