Finally got stuff out in the postage stamp, some peppers and tomatoes and basil I started inside. Direct seeding beans, they are starting to sprout. Have more inside under the lights, after a bit, they should be ready to come out. The container plants are loving it outside. Chocolate Mint rebounded, and the tomatoes and peppers are loving it! Got some awesome roses blooming on the roses we planted a couple yrs ago, too!
Posted on April 4, 2012 at 7:32pm
OK! Finally had a good day to put my raised bed in. It's not much, I dug out the area for it, lots of gravelly dirt, but everything seems to grow great in that area. I laid down some landscaping cloth and used those connect together solid flower bed borders to make the walls, then went to the garden center, got 6 bags of dirt, smoothed it out, and transplanted the jalepeno and ring of fire seedlings, plus two little tomato seedlings that I want to see if they will make it. I direct planted…Continue
Posted on March 30, 2012 at 6:23pm — 1 Comment
Today I got to have a plate of Blue Lake bush beans that I started growing indoors in at the beginning of Feb. I moved the pots that I had em in outside, because the leaves are starting to look not so good, but the beans were very good! I have the dirt for my outside raised garden now, so i'm going to start my postage stamp garden during the rest of this week. I have a lot of very healthy pepper seedlings, and some jellybean tomatoes that look pretty good, but kind of leggy, so I hope they…Continue
Posted on March 28, 2012 at 9:41pm — 1 Comment
Well, starting putting together a little more permanent growing area. It has 2 4 ft. fluorescent shop lights, a table, rack, and a small stand. I have to put together the bookshelf for my magazines and gardening books. Had a few problems, my tomato seedlings are not looking too great, the beans are doing awesome! I planted some sweet basil, some from seeds from one of my plants from last yr, some from a packet. So far, the seeds from home are sprouting, but the other ones aren't popping up…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2012 at 7:08pm — 1 Comment