Planting time is upon us!

WWEEEEEEEE!! Spring is here, spring is HERE!! We’ve been working quite hard to get the yard area even ready to do some spiffing up. Curb appeal is the name of the game this summer. So is self-sufficiency.

We are starting out with a whole bunch of berry bushes that were here when I got the place. Now we’re adding…ALOT!

There are plans in the making for a few flower beds which include multiple types of lilies, gladiolas, red poppies and yellow rose bushes. These have been ordered, but only the gladiolas and a few lilly bulbs have arrived so far.

Then there’s the good stuff: Food!

There will be 2 different types of apple trees, a pear tree, a plum tree and a cherry tree going into the ground when they arrive this month or next. Rhubarb is planted, and we have seeds – lots of seeds. We decided that planting boxes would be a good idea, so now that those are being created, I can start putting my seedlings and some new seeds in to watch them take root! Some of the seeds include: Portulaca, carrots, turnips, peas, kale, cherry tomato and chili peppers.

This year, I really wanted to be as self-sufficient as possible. This little guy you see pictured, is one of many kale plants I hope will grow and last me the entire summer of grazing and eating. I figure by planting the kale alone, I’m saving at least 80โ‚ฌ in what I spend at 3 -4โ‚ฌ a pop on small packages of kale at the market.

What are your summer planting plans?

Time to get dirty!

-Mliae

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8 Comments Add yours

  1. Love that you’re planting veg and fruit. Hoping your garden grows well!

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    1. mliae says:

      Thanks girlie! I hope so too…though Ive murdered quite a few already :/

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  2. Enjoy digging in the dirt and growing stuff.

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    1. mliae says:

      I absolutely will ๐Ÿ˜€

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  3. I worked on the front yard over the wkend. It looks so pretty. Have fun! Woke up with sore legs the next day. Hehe

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    1. mliae says:

      I believe it, easily… Cant wait to see some pics!

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  4. Those are ambitious plans. I hope you have help! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. mliae says:

      Yes they are. Luckily, I do have some help ๐Ÿ™‚

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