A cool start… but still growing

Nothing’s gonna stop us now!

We’re in the midst of more cool weather; it’s not exactly prime for the garden.

But we never let the weather slow us down. Thankfully one of our daughters gave us a small greenhouse a few years ago, and it allows us to keep growing regardless of the weather. Now we find ourselves with blooming tomatoes, cucumbers, and squash plants in the greenhouse, which we hope to find homes for soon.

Most of our raised garden beds are planted, and we use plastic coverings to protect all our transplants and seedlings from the unexpected chilly nights.

Everything except okra and peppers have made their way from the greenhouse to the garden beds, and as soon as the weather turns warm, we’ll promptly get them in the ground, too.

“I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.” David Hobson, Lifelong Gardener, Photographer, and Public Speaker


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