Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Garden Beginnings

We are employing both traditional and up-to-date methods in our garden.

Here is one of our "Square Foot Gardens."

We're into "Use-What-You-Have Gardening," so it's edged by old boards of Glenda's and extra concrete edging from my house, with twigs to mark the intersections of the squares. Hey, it works!

Here are some radish sprouts coming up in one of our Square Foot beds:

Here is the traditional part of the garden, where we have so far planted three rows of peas:

And they're coming up. See?

I love this prairie soil. It's real dirt! In Idaho I had clay and on the coast I had sand, so this stuff feels just lovely in between my fingers.

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