This spring I had plants to go into the new garden I made. Most of them in this picture are tomatoes, of various types, some I grew, some I bought... 84 tomato plants! But when this picture was taken, I actually had space for 24 of them. Only leaves 60 to account for...
Do you resemble this remark? Show off your excess plants! We will all be envious!! :D
We go through the same behavior every year. We carefully make up a list based upon diagrams of our property as well as a careful walk around our garden and high tunnel identifying where each plant and seed will go. We limit our purchases to an absolute of $100 and aim for $50. We go to up to 4 localnurseries. Then we make our annual pilgrimage to Baker Creek. Of course, we drive home from Baker Creek with around $400 in seeds. Then there us the cost of the gas and the motel in Springfield. To be fair, the travel costs are normally for Baker Creek, Missouri Wind and Solar, and a couple of other destinations (the last couple of trips this has included livestock. The saved shipping costs make up for the travel costs. By any means, we drive home confident that we have done our share to prevent the economy of Missouri from collapsing.
Good decisions come from experience. Experience comes from making bad decisions. Mark Twain
I just LOVE sowing seeds in pots and other containers in my window sil in early spring. Always more than I can plant in my garden. And often I sow too early in spring, and then the seedlings become leggy ...
Small seedlings of different species
Leggy seedlings (kale)
Good looking seedlings. Cardoon plants were a good choice for my garden!
"Also, just as you want men to do to you, do the same way to them" (Luke 6:31)