garden update

Nice to work in the garden a bit ~ I pulled all the radishes. Yesterday I planted 5 tomato plants – 4 around the recycled blue wastebasket which I had drilled holes in on the bottom and sides to just above ground level. Then all you have to do is water in the container (after it’s filled with compost). Each plant needs 5 gallons a week, I think. Also, today I started a spiral herb garden – just need to find more bricks or rocks 🙂 I’ve always wanted one, and now must be the time !~

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The plan is not to have deer jump in the fence; Scott put up green fishing line way up high and tied white little rags around on it ~ sure wanting it to work !5.29.17memorialday 013.JPG

Horseradish growing tall – not sure how big it will get, but there is a flower on top starting to form.

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Last but not least, the newest key-hole garden. I just put all my old seeds in there a few weeks ago and this is what’s coming up – sunflowers or squash – we’ll have to wait & see.5.29.17memorialday 016

 

sprouting

I used to do some sprouting, but not for a while. Yesterday I went to a permaculture class and met a lady who several years ago had a brain tumor and other health issues. She said she is now a herbalogist. She recommended listening to Dr. Robert Morse on youtube, so I listened to him a bit and want to learn more from his videos. He talked about beans – how they were best if they were sprouted.

Here I put my 2 sprouters together and have mung beans, Amaranth and black-eyed peas. We’ll see how it goes !

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flowers and food

I love seeing these Iris flowers open up – so lovely.

My 10 day veggie fast/diet has been altered. I can’t keep up with day-to-day activities in starvation mode. I have decided to eat veggies 10 days per month and not to go over 3 days eating normal food until the 10 days of veggies are completed.

Today was a pancake kind of day for our family. Also put some of our garden turnip greens into the quinoa and lima beans and seasoned with Braggs Aminos and ginger powder. Was pretty good. And much of the salad was from our garden – spinach, violet leaves, carrot top leaves, green onions and parsley. Yum. And more radishes.