5 Tips for Thinning Your Baby Lettuce

Exciting times in my small city garden! Enjoying the fruits of my labor with the first salad from my vegetable garden is always a special treat. This year I am growing a lovely mix of salad greens called “Salad Bowl” along with “Burpee Bibb” lettuce. Described as a delicately crisp lettuce that is slow toContinue reading “5 Tips for Thinning Your Baby Lettuce”

Wayward Tomatoes

  So I have a lot of little tomato seedlings this year. So many, that I had to start tossing them away! πŸ™ I planted tomato seeds in the garden and they are coming up beautifully. However, there are more than 50+ tomato seedlings coming up in various sections of the garden- in places thatContinue reading “Wayward Tomatoes”

Planting beans in the garden

I’ve been growing vegetables in my garden for over 10 years now, and every year I learn something new! I keep detailed records of what veggies I grew last year and work on my plans each spring to decide what to plant in the current year. This photo shows the garden 1 week after theContinue reading “Planting beans in the garden”

The beginning

One of my favorite parts of having a garden (besides eating the delicious food that comes from it) is watching it grow. When I grow veggies and herbs from seed I get to watch the whole process, and it’s amazing! One little seed can turn into a huge plant that produces a bounty of sustenance.Continue reading “The beginning”