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This Year's (2013) Vegetable Garden

by bill - 2013-03-19 ( life / health / food / plants )

My checklist for this year's vegetable garden:

  • Soil tilled? Check!
  • Top soil added? Check!
  • Plants bought? Check!
  • Seeds for plants not available for purchase? Check!
  • Plants planted? Check!
Now the watering ... and waiting begins! Oh, you're wondering what I planted?
  • Lettuce
  • room for cabbage
  • Strawberries
  • Cucumbers
  • Onions
  • room for bell peppers
  • room for radishes
  • Tomatoes (Early Girl, I think they're called)


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And now I've got to cover it all up because it's supposed to get below freezing Wed. and Thur. night. - Bill, 2013-03-18 00:43:51

Too late. We had a freeze TUESDAY night as well, so I lost my tomato plants already, and probably my cucumbers. :( - Bill, 2013-03-21 09:02:55

So sorry Bill, I have everything planted too and will get extra tomato plants from my friends that own a nursery after the 15th. We got lots of rain so I don't have to water anything yet.j - Jeannie, 2013-04-05 05:43:31

I replaced those original tomato plants, adding cherry tomatoes, and might have lost those too because even though I hadn't planted them yet I screwed up and left them outside one night when it got below freezing. So, those along with a NEW batch of tomato plants are now side by side in the dirt. I'm hopeful that two out the three freeze-damaged plants will recover. - Bill, 2013-04-05 06:08:18
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