Since I’m in Wisconsin, I thought I’d repost a few of my favorite photos from gardens past. Continue reading
While I’m not sure how the onions are taking all the wet weather, the cucumbers appear to be liking it. I wrote earlier that I was worried they were starting to acquire a bit of cucumber jaundice, but they seem to be okay so far. Continue reading
I always like to track the progress of things — my garden, DIY projects, etc. And today I wondered how differently my vegetable garden looks from when I planted it in late March. Continue reading
I love the mini-zinnias that are now flowering in my three-tiered bed. they’re just so darn cute, aren’t they? Continue reading
Tomato bed dotted with marigolds.
For the past couple weeks, I’ve been thinking of adding a few marigolds to the veggie beds. Today, I finally did it. Continue reading
The cosmos flowers are getting bigger every day. Now if I can just keep darn dog Chloe out of them.
Another Tuesday in April, another stroll through the garden. Continue reading
Cosmos and zinnias.
Cosmos and zinnias.
The raised garden bed looking north.
The four sections of the raised garden bed on April 13.
Daisies and cosmos.
I could look at them all day. Of course, if I could
do that (i.e. not go to work), maybe I wouldn’t enjoy the flowers and vegetables as much, right? As it is, enjoying the views, watering, weeding, giving the garden whatever it needs, is the best time of day for me. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Life is good!
In Wisconsin, I would have thought these prints were made by deer. Here in Texas, a fenced-in backyard means the prints belong to darn dog Chloe.
My last vegetable garden was protected by a chicken wire fence. It kept out the deer and most of the rabbits. And darn dog Chloe. Continue reading
Finally! The sweet red peppers have sprouted.
It’s official. At least one of everything I planted has come up. The late bloomers were the sweet red peppers in the raised garden bed and the aubrieta flowers in one of the pots near the house. Continue reading
I spotted the first green tomato on one of the Early Girls tonight.
I staked the three bigger tomatoes tonight. Thursday’s gusty wind had them tilting sideways.
Isn’t it just the cutest thing you’ve ever seen?
The first pea peeks out of the ground.
I finally screwed in the little square corners on the raised bed tonight.
Another view of the raised bed from the other side.
My weekend got off to a great start despite working later than usual Friday night. After a quick supper, I headed outside to water the flowers and vegetables and stake the tomato plants. I think I squealed when I saw a cute little tomato growing on one of the Early Girls. Continue reading