Showing posts from March 15, 2015

I think spring is here

I think spring may have actually begun. The trees have flowers or new leaves, my asparagus are coming up, my beans and pea seeds are sprouting, and my iris' are blooming. And the good news is today we're even getting some rain. I threw out some seed - grass and wildflower, in areas of the yard that were bare. Hopefully with this rain we'll see some of that take root. That would be nice.

Though I've had a couple of health issues, last week (with help) we got new plants in (tomato, petunias), replanted the roses in new larger pots, moved the lemon trees out of the greenhouse and into the yard, and we've been moving seedlings out into the sun. And all my seeds are coming up - hallelujah!  I think its time to start putting in more seeds.


Has Spring sprung?

Not sure if spring is here, but it might be. There's no cold in the 10 day forecast. We do have thunderstorms likely, but that's it. And knowing this area it remains to be seem if that happens.  It might, but we'll see.

But on a good note I have put in some tomatoes and peppers I picked up at Home Depot over the weekend.  This time I put cages around them as we put them in the ground.  I do need to put a few marigold seeds in.  I think the marigolds helped keep out bugs last year, so it would be good to put them in this year. And hopefully putting tomatoes plants in this early should help us get an earlier crop.  We'll see about that, but we'll also keep our fingers crossed too.

But the weather has been nice, 60's to 70's, but only the low 70's as a high. And the nights have been in the 50's so I thought it would be good to get the planting starting.  Pat moved the lemon trees out of the greenhouse and into the yard. One of them already has begun ge…