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Friday, March 30, 2012

what’s in your garden?

We started the Green Acres Garden last weekend.  I am so excited.  Mr. Miller and the boys worked very hard all day Sunday preparing and planting seeds.

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Of course I had to pull out my trusty “Carrots love Tomatoes” book, use the University of Missouri extension website and then put the plans to paper.  Sorry Deacon I had to use a tablet I seem to be out of graph paper. Smile
We used the organic seeds from Seeds of Change.  We haven’t used these before so I am excited to see what will happen.  While I was out watering this morning I noticed radishes, carrots and spinach are already peeking through.  We have put in Garlic, Sweet Onions, Spinach, Sugar Snap Peas, Peas, Radish and Carrots so far.  Junior Mint picked out Sunflowers to plant by our cucumber and radish bed.  The flowers provide a little shade from that hot afternoon sun.  My boy loves those yellow ladies as much as his Mama.  I am getting my compost this weekend for the potatoes that are “scabbing” over right now.  Our potato bin will be made from recycled pallets.  Oh how I love my Mr. Miller.  He can repurpose pallets into just about anything.

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I can’t wait till its time to put the tomatoes, peppers and cukes in.  Cameron’s strawberries are off to a promising start.  I think there could be some great jam this year.  What’s in your garden?

5 comments:

  1. Just strawberries in our garden so far, but I hope to plant my herbs soon and then I'll be getting some more plants this weekend as well. It's excited, I have never gardened before!

    Your garden looks great - and I love that you have sunflowers!

    Where do you get the pallets from? There are so many great ideas with pallets, but I have no idea where to find them!

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    1. Thanks sweet Dani! Your garden will be wonderful. I sent you FB message about pallets. Blessings...

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  2. Your garden looks awesome Maeghan! We have several pallets that Kevin was looking to get rid of. If anyone needs some let me know.

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