I don’t know if this means we’re growing up or what, but we planted our first garden ever a few weeks ago. We have a part of our backyard lawn that gets full sun, has poor sprinkler coverage, and was invaded by plenty of weeds. So Jen sprayed the area with Round-Up, I borrowed the neighbor’s tiller, and we had fresh dirt. I also added a few bags of steer manure to the mix (yummy!).
We spent a Family Home Evening buying seeds and already-started plants and then planted them all. The garden is pretty small, but big enough to get some delicious fruits and vegetables.
We planted four 5′ rows of corn, a few mounds of cucumbers, a row of carrots, green bell peppers, watermelon, peas (for Jen, not me), and got strawberry starts from a neighbor. You’ll notice the absence of tomatoes. No thanks.