Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The vegetable garden...

...has begun. I used to have a great veggie garden at my old house, so I thought it was time to start one at my new house. I was going to build my own out of 4x4's this weekend, but then I came across this great raised garden made out of recycled material at Walmart for only $30 in the same measurements I needed but for less than the lumber would've cost. I got 2 & am still looking for a third. Anyway, love how easy the pieces were to snap together, voila. Added a mixture of compost, peat moss, expanded shale & surrounded them with untreated mulch. I will be putting the following in my little garden: 3 types of tomatoes, 3 peppers from sweet to spicy, green & red peppers, eggplant, strawberries, onions, garlic, basil, parsley, cilantro, rosemary. In the third garden I want to do a couple vine plants like cucumber, zucchini & possibly melon. Love gardening, am excited to plant everything this weekend & look forward to eating the fruits & veggies!

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