Squash bugs are YUCK and very annoying. Once they get a hold in your garden there is no easy way to remove them and keep them out. They will lay eggs and eat (AKA destroy) your squash plants. The will also go on cucumber plants and pumpkin plants as well. Preventative measures are the best… Continue reading Squash Bugs
So, my garden took a hit this year. With my health issues my seedlings were forgotten. Then after they were planted the crazy amount of bunnies this year have caused another problem. So thankfully my kind neighbors had some extra sweet cherry tomato plants and cucumber pants. Then another wonderful lady I know planted extra… Continue reading Gardens coming along
So, where I live the normal standard for planting in the ground is after Mother’s Day. Well that was the other weekend, so my tomatoes, cucumbers, basil, dill, zucchini, and yellow squash are planted. We have been taking the plants outside to get the sun and breeze to help harden them off for like two… Continue reading Backyard Planted
You guys hubby and I had to have a serious conversation about our back yard. It can get flooded in places, the gardens need to be redone or removed due to tree growth, then there is the depression in the ground and more. The first year we moved in … actually within the first few… Continue reading Backyard update
We started our seeds for tomatoes, cucumbers, basil, and pumpkins around March 15. We have other things we are thinking about planting this year but currently these are the only seeds we need to start. We started them in a black tray with a clear plastic lid to create a greenhouse effect. We started the… Continue reading Seeds ARE Planted
The weather is getting nicer and nicer, but I am no fool, Mother Nature has tricked me before so I will continue to day dream about my garden until its closer to Mothers Day. That being said I keep looking about my window at my gardens. This E garden, was our first garden. It is… Continue reading Sleeping Gardens
So our garden this year had to be changed up a little. Our first garden bed in the shape of an E is on its last leg. This year will be that last year for it. It is rotting but more than that because we could fix that, the trees have grown in such a… Continue reading Garden update!
So my garden plans are done. We had to remove boxes this year. The growth of our tree and neighbors trees have plunged those boxes into way to much shade. It makes me sad but it also is a good thing. We planted some more flowering plants that like shade there to help bring pollinators… Continue reading Gardens / Plants / Mother’s Day
SO, we planted seeds a couple of weekends ago. They are looking nice, we actually plan to transplant them possible this weekend. I like to transplant once their first real leaves come out. Plus they need thinned and I don’t want to kill any so we will be able to save the others that way.… Continue reading Spring is FINALLY seeming like a possibility!
Ok so let’s face it growing your own veggies sounds, what’s the word… economical. It sounds like fun? It sounds like it will be an adventure, right?!? Well I am learning that my city girl opinions of bugs was rightly formed! I hate bugs! The dang Japanese beetles were a pain. But hubby got most… Continue reading Gardening is not for the easily discouraged!