Friday, March 09, 2018
For reference : I planted some extra tomato seeds tonight. Three of the other six have come up. Planted tonight : three Black Prince (in the empty slots), six 'Banana Legs', and eight 'Dark Galaxy' seed pots.
Playing around with the proposed garden structure for the year. I know we need to put an area for corn and sunflowers in, and the bean fence.. and we might use the chicken yard for a few things this year (besides chickens)...morning glories grew so well on that fence that we thought to make the fence an actual growing position and use it to let things climb like beans and such. The plastic-lined area will be held down with cedar logs, like usual. We will put some annual flowers in the perennials bed like usual - marigolds, zinnias, cosmos and nasturtiums. I have lemon basil and regular basil for the herb area to add to the lemon balm and mint that grow there. The oregano grows next to the gladiolus in the perennial bed. The little bent pea fence in the left corner we can't get out - and an ant hill has taken it over. I don't want them to take over the raised bed area, but they might. The new hosta should show up with the older one in the bulb garden this summer just behind where the daffodils are blooming now.