Living and learning in the garden

2012-08-04

I adore this blogger for her humor and great tips. I couldn’t resist reblogging her post here because of the excellent pointers (I’ve learned a few of those hard lessons myself) as well as the great chuckles. Not to mention some terrific photos! I hope you enjoy! With gratitude, Gina

createityourself

Well summer is not over yet, but I sure have learned a lot so far. Every year I am taught new lessons about plants, soil, pests, weather, pruning, pinching, fertilizing, and more!

What’s different about this year? Well, I have a blog now!

I will be able to look back at all of my garden pictures and information that I posted about as it was happening. More importantly I will be able to look back at all of the wonderful comments and advice from fellow bloggers!

Here are some of the things I have learned this year:

1. While it was neat starting tomatoes and peppers indoors in February, it was just ridiculously to soon for our zone. Transplanting 3-4 foot tall plants is a pain in the backside. It was nice to get fruit so early, but that was a little nuts!

2. It was backwards to plant lots…

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2 responses to Living and learning in the garden

  1. 

    Thanks Russ! Isn’t she a fun writer? So glad you enjoyed. Thank you again.

  2. 

    Hi Cathy! Yes isn’t that so true? I do enjoy that about gardening – the things we learn and know to do differently next year. It teaches us so much about cycles. And patience!
    Hugs, Gina