Gardening 2010: Planting

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I’ve planted all of my squares.  The green beans are doing really well.  See them in the upper right hand corner.  I’ve had to replant the tomatoes because something is getting in the garden and moving them.  The green beans, squash and zucchini plants were planted directly in the garden and are doing really well as I hoped.  The cucumber, tomatoes, cilantro and basil (too cool to plant) aren’t hardy with the strange temperatures we have had.  Some days it is hot and other days it is cold. I’ve planted:…read more


Gardening 2010 – The Box, the Dirt, and the Seeds

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Last Saturday we put together “The Dirt” for my Square Foot Garden.   See my first post HERE. My hubby created the box a couple weekends ago.  He decided to use pre-treated wood for this project.  There is some controversy of using it because of the chemicals that are used such as extra copper so its up to you if you want to use it. It will last for many years which is a big benefit.  See more information HERE from Home Depot which is where we purchased it. Seed Starter…read more


Gardening 2010 – Our first Garden

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Gardening 2010.  I can’t believe it.  I’m going to garden this year. This year my hubby and I have decided to try and grow a vegetable garden.   This is not only frugal but also healthy and educational too.   We live in the woods where the deer are plentiful, so that has caused us some doubt so we aren’t getting our hopes up.    We decided a couple months ago to create a small garden in our front yard where it would be easy to maintain with our toddler daughter. Then earlier…read more