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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Planting time...finally

The sun finally came back out and it warm and dry enough to plant my new garden box!

I have 5 tomato plants this year:
  • 3 yellow pear shaped (from saved seeds)
  • 1 heirloom apparently striped traded with a friend for a little yellow plant
  • 1 purchased Big Boy plant
We planted 3 kinds of peppers, chives, french thyme, basil and green onions. Although I don't have much hope for the onions.

Marigolds are planted along the front edge of the garden to try to detour the bunnies and deer from snacking.

As in previous years, I  have more herbs in containers on the deck as well as this year's experiment, bib lettuce.


Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

You know how to pack a lot of plants in a very small space. I bet your container garden is weed free and wonderful. I love that new box. I still have not planted my herbs. Must do that soon.

Lynn Stevens said...

Isnt it great its finally warmed up enough to do a little gardening, Thats what we did this weekend too! Enjoy your sweet garden.

Nancy Maxwell James said...

thank you for the kind comments on my blog on my recent enchanted room project.
I loved reading your garden post as we recently moved into a home on a large lot and planted a garden 1 week ago...however I think the cold temps that came into Michigan last week may have done some damage...we will try again as we want to have veggies! Happy Gardening!

Levinson and Axelrod said...

Very nice garden. Good luck.

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