Even with the improved style of raised beds, we have still had struggles. We purchase Mel Bartholomew's book, Square Foot Gardening. As inexperienced square footers we thought we could squeeze more into our squares than the expert suggested and the result was less than satisfactory. We found we were spending money purchasing too many plants and
I feel so 'crazy blessed' to have a husband who loves produce fresh from the garden as much as I do! Ted loves being in the garden almost as much as I do. He worked hard to build beautiful raised beds and an entrance to my garden area that makes my heart leap every morning when I walk beneath the melodic wind chime! All my hard work preparing for this years garden is beginning to pay off as we have harvested the sweetest sugar snap peas, tender zucchini and yellow squash and crisp green beans! Our cucumbers are full of blossoms and tiny cukes...the okra and corn are both standing tall, the eggplant full of blossoms and the peppers and tomatoes are covered with tiny fruit!! I look forward to our own backyard earthly treaure making our meals 'crazy blessed' all summer long!!
|"I come to the garden alone...while the dew is still on the roses..."|