Wednesday, June 3

My Little Potted Garden!

This year I decided I was going to grow a garden. This is a huge deal for me because I can't keep plants alive for anything. Every single plant I've ever owned has died on my. I've killed a calla lily, a Christmas cactus, and a spider plant.

So what made me think that I could grow garden plants? I'm not really sure. I just love fresh produce and I can never make it to the farmers market. So I guess a garden is the next best thing. Right?

I have narrowed my plants down to the ones that I can make salsa out of. I have a Roma tomato plant, a green pepper plant, a hot pepper plant, a number of different herbs. Maybe next year I'll try a few more plants.

So so far so good. The tomato plant is just growing like crazy. It's easily three times the size of when I bought it. And all the herbs have sprouted. Yeah.

I'm so excited about this. Like I said before, I can't keep a plant living to save my life. So hopefully I'll be able to keep these plants living, and before long, I'll actually have some veggies to show for it.

6 comments:

Tina said...

Not sure if you've researched and already know, but it's a good idea to fertilize potted plants since the nutrients in the dirt get used up more quickly. Also, a little moss or wood chips over the bare dirt helps to hold in the moisture. Your plants look great! Mine aren't that big yet.

Three Fates said...

Oh i didn't thing about the wood chips. I'm good on the fertilization. But I have to go add some wood chips. Thanks for the info

GrandmaMarilyns said...

Oh, you are like me and have a black thumb. LOL I have killed those and more. I grew tomato plants one year and they were the Big Boy tomatoes. Out of 5 tomato plants, I got 3 cherry tomatoes. LOL

Melissa said...

I wish you good luck. I love fresh veggies, right from the garden too. We have had tomatoes already this year. We are still waiting on the cukes, and peppers.

Pricilla said...

It does take a special talent to kill a spider plant....

Good luck with your garden! The male person around here is the one with the green thumb

HOMER said...

wow thanks for this!! cool pots and plants!

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