Let’s get one thing straight. The longer I spend in this garden, the more I realize how clueless I am. How hard can it be to grow vegetables? You drop the seeds in the ground and they grow, right? Let’s hope so. I finally had the opportunity to start prepping the garden last night. Fortunately… Read More The Community Garden Plot – Part 2
I’m eagerly awaiting the day I can plant the remainder of our vegetables and fruits in our community garden. The soil is prepped, but they haven’t mapped out our individual spots yet. Hopefully they’ll finish today since there’s rain in the forecast for the remainder of the week, but in the meantime I thought I’d… Read More The Community Garden Plot- Part 1
This year (just like last) I bought all seeds to start our vegetable garden… With the exception of tomatoes. Rather than starting them indoors, I bought little seedling plants and put them straight into the ground. A few things I learned last year should be highlighted so I don’t make the same mistakes again. First…… Read More Three varieties of tomatoes and lessons learned from last year
Spring is officially here! A few weeks ago, I was pleasantly surprised when our daffodils and tulips peeked out of the ground and added some life to our yard after the long winter. Our grass was still yellow, the shrubbery hadn’t yet filled in, and our cherry blossom tree was just starting to… Read More The tulips have come and gone, it’s time to plant some seeds!