Posts Tagged ‘spinach’
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…
March 26, 2009
Hello. Here are pictures of the peas and spinach coming up. They are really looking good. My carrots have finally started poking their little heads up, and the lettuce and mustard are up as well. I am waiting, waiting, to plant anything else since the weathermen are calling for snow this weekend. I am grateful to God for sending much needed rain this week and no bad weather. Hopefully we will continue to get regular spring rain showers with out any tornadoes here in Tornado Alley. Happy gardening and enjoy the spring rain where ever you are!