I'm so excited to find this group! I've really enjoyed reading about everyone's gardens. It's that time of year when I'm dying to get outside in the sun and get my hands in some dirt.
We are trying to get healthy as a family and have always had a garden. We just need to focus more on eating all the wonderful things out of our garden. And we're hoping for a better year than last year! Everything just dried up and we couldn't keep it going.
This is going to be a really fun year because our son is 3 and is going to be able to do so much more! He has always been picking fresh tomatoes off the vines ever since he could find a way to get to them, so he's pretty excited to see baby tomato plants starting to sprout here inside.
I've been sick for a couple weeks now and am using some of the time to draw up the planting plans for this year's garden, plant seeds inside and start planning! We have a 3,000 sq ft garden and this year we are planting tomatoes, potatoes, chard, kale, romaine, carrots, radishes, corn, watermelon, squash - butternut, zucchini, yellow and patty pan, sweet peppers, jalapenos, okra, peas, green beans, beets, kohlrobi, and my son picked out some pumpkin seeds we're trying to fit in. I'm also wanting to try some chamomile and horehound in my herb garden this year. I love trying new things. A lot of my herb garden died in the drought last year, so I have to replant quite a bit too.
Another new thing we started trying to do last summer is compost using a rolling bin style on a stand. So far we haven't had a lot of luck. Hopefully, this year will be better.
Stay well everyone!
| Pounds lost: 7.0