Monday, April 25, 2011

Community Garden Plot Work

I am shoveling horse manure/compost into a bucket for our community garden plot.

I helped build and place the trellises in the ground for our green beans and gourds.

I am watering our newly-planted seeds.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Planting Vegetable Seedlings

On Easter Sunday, April 24, in our community garden plot, I planted the seedlings I grew and the seedlings I bought.

The seedlings I planted were:

2 Sugar Pie pumpkins (I grew from seed)
2 Dew-licious melons (I grew from seed)
2 Katanya watermelons (I grew from seed)

2 Beefsteak tomatoes (I bought at Lowe's)
1 Early Girl tomato (I bought at Lowe's)
1 Supersweet 100 (I bought at Lowe's)
2 Better Belle peppers (I bought at Lowe's)
4 Iceberg lettuces (I bought at Lowe's)

A pumpkin seedling in a paper pot, with two earthworms.

Planting a Katanya watermelon.

Planting a Dew-licious melon.

Tomato seedlings in their cages.

Watering the garden after planting.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Starting Flowers from Plants

On April 11, 2011 I started three kinds of flowers from plants:

1. Fushia
2. Pansies
3. Marigolds

The fushia is in a pot on our back patio. The pansies and marigolds are in our garden plot.

Starting Vegetables from Seedlings

Vegetable seedlings bought at Lowe's on Thursday, April 21, 2011.

2 Beefsteak tomatoes
1 Early Girl tomato
1 Supersweet 100
2 Better Belle peppers
4 Iceberg lettuces

Starting Flowers from Seed

On April 9, 2011 I started sunflowers from seed.
On April 12, 2011 I started Bachelor Buttons and Nasturtiums from seed.

These seeds were sown directly in the ground of our garden plot.

Starting Vegetables from Seed

On April 6, 2011 I started three kinds of vegetables from seed:

1. Katanya Watermelon
2. Sugar Pie Pumpkin
3. Dew-licious Melon

These seeds were sown into paper pots. The pots are in the house, on a table, with a light over them.