Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Seeds...Planted with Love!!

I love fresh vegetables in Summer.
Barlows Garden Center has beautiful vegetables in pots...
you know, the ones that give you a head start in Spring.
We have had so much luck with those,
but I have always felt it was so much more rewarding to start with seeds.

Last year, my "garden on the deck" was nothing short of amazing!
I purchased all my plants at Barlow's
and it was a huge success.

In past years, I have started my garden indoors...
and that's what I am doing again this year.
I added carrots to the mix this season,
we eat a lot of carrots, so I am excited to eat the homegrown variety.

I used these Jiffy Pots...

when it's time to transplant,
these can be planted, pot and all, into the ground or
into one of my large pots on the deck.
  
I picked this up on my recent trip to Barlows,
until I have flowers from my garden,
the Jiffy Pots fit perfectly in the glass vases provided.

 Cucumbers, Carrots and Tomatoes

  I planted three extra pots of tomatoes,
because one can never have too many tomatoes in Summer.

I have a great spot in my family room for everything.
It get's a good amount of sun and is right next to the herb garden.

My son's girlfriend bought me the Hyacinth for Easter,
boy, peeps really know what I like!!

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19 comments:

  1. Hello Debbie, looks like your garden is off to a great start.. I love tomatoes and carrots.. YUM! Your Easter Hyacinth is pretty.. Have a happy Tuesday!

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  2. I'll never have a garden, with my three dogs (45, 75, 90 lbs). Sigh

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  3. The hyacinth is gorgeous! All the best in your gardening! We've recently been working on getting our vegetables in as well.

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  4. a lovely gift from her! and good luck to your seedlings. :)

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  5. You are right, never too many tomatoes :)

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  6. I love home grown vegetables, and I'm looking forward to planting some soon.

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  7. Garden delights for sure. I have to laugh at Mac's comment...bark! Bark! I made each of my grand-daughter's Lyra and Karina their own little flower planter with flowers make from the letters in their name! Of course it was with the help of the Easter Bunny you know!

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  8. How wonderful to have the pots you can plant in the ground later. Sure wish I was as industrious as you are, Debbie. :)

    xoxo

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  9. I love how excited I feel when seeds begin to sprout. I hope your garden does as well this year as it did last year!

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  10. After this awesome post and last years successful deck garden; I am going to see if I can get my husband to help me do this. I love the idea. At our age I just don't think I want a huge garden.
    Blessings and hugs!

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  11. This looks super easy. Maybe even I could do it! The purple hyacinths are really pretty. Hope you have a great week.

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  12. I hope these little seedlings give you an abundance of vegetables. I love the sweet smell of Hyacinth.

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    1. fingers crossed...i will buy a few things at barlows as well!!!

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  13. I look forward to the "after" photos! :-)

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  14. They look wonderful I love that cool basket you are in and the flowers are just lovely.

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  15. You amaze me with your resourcefulness at growing your own veggies. I guess I'm (lazy) as I prefer to just buy them at the Farmers market. I love your pretty Hyacyinth.

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  16. Nice Debbie! I was actually thinking about doing the same thing today. I so want to get an early start.

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  17. That's an adorable little mesh holder. Looks like you're off to a good start!

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  18. Good luck with your veggies! I have some tomato plants and a couple of basil, but that's it. I'm really praying I actually harvest a single tomato this year (actually many single tomatoes!) because every year the heat gets my tomato plants! You can bet they are getting babied this year!!!

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