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Showing posts from March, 2019

garden planning journal, 2019

January is the best time to buy seeds because they're on sale and nothing's sold out. However, I'm usually recovering from holidays, especially now that school holidays drag on a week into the next year. February is spent recovering from January. March, on the other hand, brings promise of green things, like the first day of Spring!  It's the perfect time to get things going in the garden, if I haven't already.  A few weeks ago, my friend Patty off-handedly mentioned planting potatoes and sweet peas on St. Patrick's Day.  This year, I'm trying sweet peas after seeing the love for them on Floret . My youngest kid helped me start indoor seeds for four kinds of peppers, lavender plants, and cucumbers, pictured.  (I don't know what made me think I should start cucumbers inside.)  After finding the Grow as I Grow video series by Gary Pilarchik , it seems practically fail proof - ha ha - to start seeds indoors!  Here's what I've