Greengirls Helen Yarmoska, Nicole Hvidsten, Martha Buns, Connie Nelson, Kim Palmer and Mary Jane Smetanka are dishin' the dirt from the back-yard garden and beyond. Whether you're a greenthumb or greenhorn, they're eager to learn from your mishaps, mistakes - and most importantly, your sweet successes - all growing season long.
Every Spring, I make plans. Some come true, some wait for another year. This year, I've captured a few of my plans in photos. I hope to share some of these with you through this blog. And if some of you are like some of my gardening friends -- you'll keep tabs on me!
The first photo is one of rhubarb just barely peeking out from under last year's leaves. This
This year I promise to try a new gardening technique. For 2013, I've chosen Straw Bale Gardening. We bought the book, and last week purchased 5 bales of straw. Conditioning is started and we'll see how it goes. I'll be conducting a 'tomato test' to compare -- ground vs. bales.
This year I promise to thin my apples. Last year's late frost ruined my tree. I had
And I promise to cut more flowers and bring them into the office. The daffodils I've pictured here will look great in a few weeks. Home grown flowers lighten up any desk.
What about you? Do you have something new you're going to try? Do you want to share more? Add a comment, join the conversation. Spring is here... what do you promise?
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