This year is about getting land, figuring out where everything is going to go (house, garden, etc.) and making a start on it. next year will be gardening time. Maybe a food forest.
Wow, congratulations man. A new start
with all that west coast learnin.
Carrot are probably my favorite.
My main problem with them is getting them to germinate and not dry out
so your burlap idea intrigues me Pete...do you keep it mashed flush with the ground surface?