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26 May 2010

A Wee Garden Update

My garden is growing! As obvious a statement as this may be, I'm feeling pretty proud of the fact that these pretty plants which I put in the ground have decided to honour me with actual growth & life!

I was so worried that I'd kill them within a day, but here we are, nearly a week later & already my tomatoes are taller & I have spotted one green strawberry. I'm pretty much beaming, mes amis.



Gardening with Gretchen ended up being a slightly more difficult task than I'd bargained for, but after a strict lesson in not sitting on plants, she's treating them a little more nicely.

She especially loves digging in the soil & compost (leaf & mushroom) and is a big fan of pulling out all the veggie markers (though I think by now I can tell the difference between my bell peppers and my jalapenos just from the leaves).



Aren't these barrels charming? Just perfect for my tiny container garden.





More photos soon, I promise. They're already so much bigger than these photos from just a couple days ago!

PS. Gardening bares a striking resemblance to parenting, don't you think?

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2 Comments:

Blogger katevp-a said...

where oh where did you find those barrels!?!

May 27, 2010 at 7:02 AM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

They are from JYSK! $18 a piece ;)

May 29, 2010 at 12:21 PM  

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