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Category: What I Planted

So Much Planting Going On!

These are some lettuce transplants that are starting to grab hold in the keyhole garden. I’ve started some greens in there from seed and they are coming up slow. You can see a couple of tiny seedlings down near the bottom. I can’t wait till it’s filled with ruffled green…

Planted Nanking Cherries Today

Planted 5 Nanking cherry shrubs in the front yard today. Bought the little bareroot plants off Ebay for $12 including shipping!! They look happy, with little leaf buds on them. The seller included 3 extra, but I honestly don’t have a spot for them. Not sure what I’ll do with…

Keyhole Garden Progress

The walls of the keyhole garden are complete. All told, I spent just about $100 on the 2 top levels of brick because I already had the 2 bottom levels around the yard. I lined the side walls with cardboard, but not the bottom. Some of the other keyhole gardens…

Beach Plum um… Beach Rose Hunt

I went to the Beach with my daughter on what seemed like the coldest day of the year. On Feb. 9th I brought A-girl to Island Beach State Park for a couple of reasons. I’m not eating eggs anymore so I wanted to gather some sea shells to crush up…

Dreaming of a Loquat Tree

And that’s probably all I’ll ever do because it’s not supposed to grow in this zone. That’s what I get for clicking “buy now” on ebay without researching the plant more extensively first. haha! Oh well, It’s happily stretching out in the container I planted it in soaking up the…