Dreaming of my Garden………….

It’s that time of the year again, where our thoughts turn to visions of a bountiful garden, full of fresh produce and berries, and whatever each of us enjoys planting!

Out come all of the new seed catalogs, full of hope and wonderful pictures of what we can grow…

And all of our gardening books to help us plan how we’re going to grow it.

Things will be different around here this year.  Last year we broke ground for a new garden.  My son brought a large tiller over (I only have a small Mantis, which I absolutely love! But it is not heavy duty enough to till up new ground.)and tilled up a garden space for me.  Lots of hard work, digging out all of that grass, and tilling up the hard ground!

Here is where we started.I did a few semi-raised beds, where I just mounded the dirt up.  I was so late getting the garden started, the cool spring and the need to start from scratch put me way behind.

This year I am doing raised beds, built from red cedar boards. Basically, I will be starting over. And I now know how I am going to arrange the garden.  I just downloaded an app on my ipad from Mother Earth News  that I can use to draw out my garden.  I can’t wait to see how it works!

I have already ordered, and just received my seeds!  Yay!  I am going to start some of my own plants this year, we’ll see how that goes.  I can’t wait!

This is me learning how to garden all over again, it’s really been awhile.  I learned a lot last year, so I hope that the learning curve is a lot smaller this year. lol!

Stay tuned, more on the garden front to come!

One response to “Dreaming of my Garden………….

  1. I too have been dreaming of my garden! Even though we’ve had a mild winter, I am so anxious for spring. It’s cool to see your awesome garden space. And to hear about all the inspiration and ideas you have in store. I look forward to watching your garden progress and flourish. So rewarding, isn’t it!