Wow I did not have time to blog at all yesterday. I was busy again at work and then when I got home I had a ton of laundry to do and I had to work on my taxes (since they are due on Thursday!) and do a bit more work-work too. I did find… Continue reading Early April Garden Update
I'm finally home and wow I'm tired! Work really got busy today and I ended up staying at the office till 7pm. Thank goodness for daylight savings time. I was so glad that it was still light outside when I left. I'm just going to do a quick post for now and then I have… Continue reading Planting Potatoes
I went out to the garden when I got home from work last night. Everything looks the same right? Look a little closer, my friends..... SPROUTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Those sprouts above are radishes. This is lettuce: Hello sprout babies! Welcome to the garden! Radishes and baby lettuce should be ready on May 1st. Gah I'm so excited!
Hello! It's lunch time and I'm at the library, sorting through a bunch of pictures I took during my gardening session on Tuesday night. We've been enjoying four glorious days of weather here in Kansas. I've been trying to get outside as much as possible. And I've worn a skirt four days in a row! … Continue reading Breaking Ground
Three weeks ago today I started my first seeds of the season indoors - roma tomatoes, various peppers and brussel sprouts. About a week later they started to sprout. And about a week after that, I started thinning them out. Now three weeks later, here's what they look like. First the roma tomatoes: They are the tallest and best… Continue reading Three Week Seed Update
It's currently pouring down rain here in Kansas, but yesterday was gorgeous! The temperatures got up to 70 degrees F and the sun was shining its happy face down on everyone. It put me in a great mood! When I got home from work I found Benzo already in the garden breaking up and raking… Continue reading A Sunny Day At Last!
If you planted seeds a couple weeks ago like I did, by now your seeds have (hopefully) sprouted and grown an inch or two. My tomatoes all came up within a week, but my peppers just started to come up this past weekend. They were enjoying their warm bed in the soil too much and… Continue reading I’m Sorry Seedlings!
Look who decided to make an appearance last Friday: These little guys are the Pompeii Roma tomatoes I started last Sunday. They were popping up when I got home on Friday night. I also planted bell peppers, jalapenos and brussel sprouts last weekend and none of them have decided to show their faces yet. I'm… Continue reading Show Me Your Sprouts
Finally it's Sunday and I have time to plant my seeds. I was going to do it outside on the driveway, but it was a little too chilly this morning. But first look at this: Aw yeah. Green stuff is starting to come up. These are daffodils in our front flower bed. Now to start seeds,… Continue reading Starting Seeds
Wow this past weekend was a busy one! I did a lot of fun things so I thought I would share them. On Friday night I met Benzo after work and we went to dinner at Ingredient. Neither of us had ever been there before so we were excited to try a new place. Ingredient… Continue reading Weekend Wrap Up: Ingredient & Seed Shopping