This week I finally sat down and worked on planting my seeds for this years garden. I planted acorn and butternut squash, ambrosia cantaloupes, black crim tomatoes, chocolate cherry tomatoes and ole Carolina yellow tomatoes.
Like I told you last week, my plan was to use toilet paper tubes, and I really did it, go me! First I cut 4 slits in one end of the tube, and then folded them in on each other and added a little piece of tape to hold it in place.
I used a recycled cake box from the grocery store to keep everything contained. Then I watered these all pretty heavily then placed the lid on it and sat it in the sun for a bit, sort of a little mini-greenhouse.
While these seeds got all toasty, I started a few herb pots as well. Cilantro, sage, dill and chives will be new additions to my garden this year. Well, cilantro was here last year, but someone harvested it off of my front porch…I was not amused.
All the little soon to be plants then moved into their lovely new home by the front door. This location gets the direct morning sun, and stays bright all day.
Hopefully, in 6-8 weeks I’ll have healthy little seedlings ready to move outside, and hopefully it’ll be safe to do so then.
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