My Garden Is In Labor!!

Excuse the dramatics, but it is time!! I started my little garden around May. I was completely clueless on placement and what to actually plant. I just went to Home Depot and bought what was available. I watched them carefully, kept them as clean as I could, and watered them daily while fertilizing weekly. I honestly was just going with the flow and figuring things out as the days passed.

One thing I’ve learned is you definitely have to give these plants room to grow! I, mistakenly, bought a ton of cucumber and zucchini plants. These plants like to climb! They attach to whatever they can and pretty much take over the whole place. It looks like a jungle out there…but I love it.

Seeing the fruits(or veggies) of my labor is exhilarating. I feel like a mother hen checking on her babies every two seconds. My mouth drops and I blush with excitement every time I discover a new plant producing something. Here are a few pics to show you the progress. I will probably start harvesting within the next two weeks and I’ll post those results as well. 🍃🍃🍃

Here, In The Garden…

Anyone remember the song, “Secret Garden”? Well, thanks to my mama playing it a million times while I was growing up… this is the only thing that pops into my head when I talk about my garden. Although my garden has nothing to do with the “garden” there were referring to, it is very much a happy place for me. I am new to gardening, but now that I had more space…I was ready to create my own.

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