I was a little ambitious this year. I knew I wanted a bigger planting space than in the past. My husband spent several weekends building the nicest raised garden beds! To me, they are a thing of beauty. Thanks, babe! I appreciate all your hard work!
So, the nurturing and waiting begins. There is nothing better than to go out and snip some herbs, thin the lettuce or arugula and pop it in my mouth! Weird, I know... A great crop of spinach has yielded quite a few salads! On a sour note the swiss chard was "pulled" from the lineup and replanted with Japanese eggplant. Evidently, the seeds were bad or something ate them while I was sleeping. Something with two long ears and a cottontail?
Oh well, soon there will be plenty for all of us, including friends, family and freezer. I'm already planning recipes with the future bounty! Here's a few pictures of the process so far.
|Two beds - week 2 Then there was three.|
|The second of three snow storms!|
|And a side order of fingerling potatoes|