I spent Saturday with a friend working on my garden, expanding it out, and I'm so, SO very happy with how it looks. And, yes, I used tires to circle where my bushes will be. A look from my back deck: The trellising is for my cucumbers and zuchini, but I also put it up … Continue reading More Work Expanding the Garden!
My garden isn't exactly Japan, but my cherry bushes have started blooming! They run the entire length of the garage, and there are a LOT of buds just waiting to blossom. I tried to get a good picture: A close up: So promising! Come on, spring! I can't wait!
I've only had my seedlings in their pots for a few days, but I've already got some enthusiastic sprouting! The lettuce and the stevia creeping over the lettuce pots. Bok Choy, Brussel sprouts, and kohlrabi have all taken off. More kohlrabi, some tomato sprouts. You might not be able to see them well, but take … Continue reading I See with My Little Eye Something… Green!
It's THAT time of year again! I ordered a planting guide to give me a better idea of what needs to be planted when. I found this one on Amazon. We're in planting area 4, so I just flipped to this month and read what I should be starting indoors at this time and what … Continue reading Starting Plants!
According to my planting charts, it's time to start some of my plants indoors! Here's a quick rundown of the seeds I bought that I'll be starting. The tomatoes including two I did last year that did amazingly well and the stuffing tomato to try out. Ground cherry not included in this planting:: And then … Continue reading It’s Time~!
It's THAT time of year. The time seed catalogs come out. The time when you spend WAY TOO MUCH MONEY on seeds. I ordered entirely from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds this year. And the seeds have arrived!!! I decided to try focusing on new plants, ones I hadn't tried planting before. I've done mostly the … Continue reading The Seeds Have Arrived~!
Maybe I just need less STUFF. Except my husband has cool stuff. Are these not the cutest? The green one has a trailer that moves around that you can practice backing up. And of course, my sword from theatrical fencing and some other goodies: Anyway, I set up the shelves: No surprise, they were damaged … Continue reading As If I Needed Moar Shelves
I intend to go through some of what we have in the basement, so I ordered some shelves and bins from Menards to work with. The shipping was steep, but when I went to the nearest stores (I'm looking at you Wally World), the bins didn't even have handles, and the shelves wouldn't fit one … Continue reading Boxes Galore!
I know it's a little early yet, but I took some time to clean up my seed starting space. I have an LED grow light (thank you to my mother-in-law!) that I have set up in my closet. It's pretty much the only space that I can keep warm enough and undisturbed so plants grow. … Continue reading Setting Up for Planting!
It's spring, and our tree bloomed! It's all gone now, but here are a few photos I caught of it. First, our front sidewalk: Then looking up through the branches: And finally, a close up of one of the drifts of petals at the end of our driveway: The last one is so pretty that … Continue reading Just a Moment of Lovely