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
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
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!
So it is finally feeling like spring around here. 60,70,80 degree weather. Some of my tulips came up again this year plus some daffodils. But sadly the number of each is much less than last year. Now my seedlings are doing well, the tomato plants had to move out of the green house and are… Continue reading Spring Has Finally Sprung!
My tomato plants took off. They produced very nicely for me this year and I am very thankful! I have made ketchup, salsa, and spaghetti sauce. Those were all from ziplock bags of frozen tomatoes. My deep freeze is still nicely stocked with frozen tomatoes so more sauce will still be made, but I needed… Continue reading TOMATOES!!!!
So a garden update, this has been a good summer so far. We are blessed with more zucchini, then I currently know what to do with. Now my tomatoes are also coming out beautiful. The plants are almost all over my head in height. I already have 2 Gallon sized ziplock bags with frozen tomatoes… Continue reading Garden is loving this weather!
So this year my poor seeds and I didn’t get along. Which is sad, but I am lucky! I am lucky because a beautiful soul offered me some extras from her seed starts! They are varieties I am excited I get to try! Most of these I have never heard of but I am so excited… Continue reading The Beauty of friends