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Thursday, May 22, 2008

How Does Your Garden Grow? Part 2

So much gardening has been happening here at The Homestead. It's wonderful. I've spent at least 20 hours digging, weeding, planting, and watering over the past 2 weeks.

We now have a seeded vegetable garden started in the greenhouse full of carrots, basil, cucumbers, and tomatoes, plus a seedling vegetable garden full of romaine, spinach, green beans, peas, and zucchini. And... tons of flowers. Snap dragons, daisies, nastursiams, sweet peas, cosmos, black eyed susans, begonias, etc. It was a planting frenzy last Saturday. On top of all that, we moved around our pretty(ish) junk!

Here's an array of photos.

The vegetables.

6 stalks of corn! (Notice the mowed lawn? We found a lawn mower at a garage sale!)


Hen and chicks.


Rearranged junk!

Front Area

Step Ladder with Plants

It all ended with me looking like this:



Julia said...

whew! you are a hardworking woman...can't wait until you post the all the zucchini bread you will be making in a few months :)

Jill said...

I have an entire cookbook devoted to zucchini...! I'm sure I'll be making more than just bread this summer! :)