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Category: Garden @ ECO | Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 4:11 pm

This could possibly be one of the prettiest over all spring seasons I can remember. The south is notorious for moving from winter right into summer!! this yeas it has been cool, it has rained regularly at least once a week for the last month or so, with each rainfall bringing at least an inch or two at a time.
that being said it makes for a very beautiful and healthy spring garden!!! i love digital photography!! take as many pictures as you want, delete then ones that don;t come out good and the rest make for great blog shots!! here are some of my lettuces




this is going to be a favorite here!! freckles Romaine is the variety!!


I hope to update you soon with more good news! i was given some asparagus crowns, i planted 4- 25 ft rows!!! the weed control may be tough since it will be organically grown.
i also planted 24 tomatoes this past weekend. 18 San marzano- a paste variety for sauce!! 4 "Cherokee" purple 2 "brown berry" black cherry tomatoes.

Last year I made a blog entry for my giant pumpkin initiative. I managed to kill them all. I am pretty sure i over watered the plants. the funny thing is, I grew amazing long Island variety pumpkins out of my compost pile. where i had composted some rotten ones the previous year. the ones that grew out of my pile I never watered, never did anything to, as a matter of fact I walked over stepped on and broke off many of the vines because they were in the way. So this year I replanted "Dill's Atlantic giant". and I am planning on not doing too much with it.
let it go and see what happens!!
onto other more light hearted things more pictures!!!
including my herb garden which is in its third year.


carrots


herb garden pictures






HAPPY GARDENING!!!


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Comments

dirt2diamonds wrote on Tue May 06, 2008 4:18 pm:


Love the pics. Your lettuces (lettuci, or lettecies; whatever the plural) are gorgous. I mavel at veggi gardeners because that crop is the proof in the pudding of a green thumb. Looks like you have quite a spread there to maintain. Happy gardening to you and keep up the good work.




 

toni wrote on Tue May 06, 2008 4:25 pm:


Just beautiful vegies and herbs Todd. Every thing is loving the good spring weather this year.

Our spring has been comfortably moist too albeit approaching early summer temps a time or two.




 

mwc wrote on Tue May 06, 2008 4:56 pm:


Gorgeous stuff dude. I am jealous. That freckle romaine is amazing!!




 

glendann wrote on Tue May 06, 2008 5:04 pm:


Yes, our Spring is great this year and your veggies and herbs really show all this great weather.




 

Droopy wrote on Tue May 06, 2008 5:05 pm:


Ah, so that's where our April showers went, mystery solved! And so well deserved too, love your patch. That freckle romaine is so cute, I could grow it just to enjoy the colours. Your herbs are so nicely put together, they're a joy to see.




timmylaz wrote on Tue May 06, 2008 5:23 pm:


Nice spring start up there Todd. You can certainly see the years of effort paying you back. How's that freckled lettuce taste? Better get to eatin' those salads cuz the heat's a comin'!!





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