Finally! Spring is Here

 

 DSC02815Finally! 

Everything finally got dry enough that I could plant my potatoes.  I think I sat on the potatoes for 2 weeks before I was able to get to the garden when it was still dry.  It seemed during those 2 weeks that every time it was dry enough to plant, I had other commitments, and then it would rain. So it all worked out last week and the potatoes are now in the ground.  I planted

baby spinach and lettuces, too.  This weekend was spent trying to find places to plant my flower seeds – zinnias, mostly, and some marigolds, cosmos, a little cilantro, cockscomb and scarlet poppies.  I’m finding that I am a compulsive seed buyer, and saver, and between the two, I have seeds enough for five acres while living on a 1/4 acre!  I keep hinting to my very patient husband that maybe we could plant corn and okra and the rest of my flowers in the front yard.  He hasn’t directly said no, so maybe…

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