The Neighbor Kids

I have many posts to write about the things I’ve been working on around the house, but something happened tonight that I just have to write about.  I was going to write a tweet to Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, and realized that what I wanted to say wouldn’t fit in a tweet. A little… Continue reading The Neighbor Kids

Veggie Transplanting

I finally got my vegetables all planted.  The tomatoes and squash have been out for a week or so, and I just planted the eggplants today.  The tomatoes grew very tall and fairly spindly from being inside so long while I was waiting for the closing on the house, but they seem to be recovering. … Continue reading Veggie Transplanting

A Lily and Some Dahlias

My secret prayer partner gifted me with a beautiful Asiatic Lily, ‘Orange Matrix’.  I kept it inside until I closed on the house and it lost it’s beautiful petals, but I have hopes it will be okay and come back next year – and for many more years to come.  I wasn’t sure where to… Continue reading A Lily and Some Dahlias

Spring has Sprung

Between the seedlings inside, the plants popping up outside, and babies popping up all over, I think it is safe to say spring has sprung.  And finally the weather agrees, with two lovely 60 degree days! The plants in the basement are growing and growing.  I can’t wait to put them outside soon, but it… Continue reading Spring has Sprung

Broccoli and Tomatoes

I’m not feeling very good today, I thought yesterday that my kidney stone had passed, but now I think it just decided not to move yesterday.  But… …look what happened to sprout up today – Broccoli!  Just one, I’m hoping the other is close behind! I also repotted tomatoes after writing yesterday’s blog post.  They… Continue reading Broccoli and Tomatoes

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Repotting Cabbage and Kale

I’m finally starting to feel a bit better, I had the influenza and then a kidney stone – both of which left me miserable.  But while I was out of commission, my little plants grew and grew! My cabbage and kale (the first things planted) especially grew.  As I mentioned in a past blog post,… Continue reading Repotting Cabbage and Kale

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