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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/23/2011, 11:00 am

Here are just a few pics from today. Ignore the fact that I need to mow the grass. : )

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(note the two 65-gallon rain barrels in the background next to the house)


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Post  quiltbea on 5/23/2011, 11:12 am

Those are very lovely and robust plants. I can see your veggie table filling up and overflowing this year.

As for the grass, I actually allow patches to grow in my perennial bed where I hand-cut them into smaller bunches and allow to dry so I can use them as mulch when dried. I love making my own mulch. Its also great greens for the composter.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/23/2011, 12:03 pm

Yes! That's it! I'm making mulch!

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Post  HPartin on 5/23/2011, 2:37 pm

I think it is amazing how much can be grown in such a small space. Everything looks so green and lush--even the grass. I am covet your rain barrels. Very nice.

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Post  Furbalsmom on 5/23/2011, 4:42 pm

My mouth is watering over the broccoli. Mine is so small.
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Post  ModernDayBetty on 5/23/2011, 6:08 pm

Awesome! So this is what it will start to look like once I know what I'm doing? Very Awesome! Looks delicious.
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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/23/2011, 6:56 pm

This is the first year I've started EVERYTHING (except the herbs & marigolds) from seed.

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Post  Lemonie on 5/23/2011, 9:35 pm

What a gorgeous garden! Very jealous that your's is so filled out....looks for some very yummy salads! I'm thinking mine would've been almost as grown as your's by now....if my giant "rabbits" would have understood I was building a garden and not an amusement park. Oh well- they've taught me well. Now- my fence is up....pups are out and we're back to buisiness....patience. Rolling Eyes
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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/24/2011, 2:27 am

wow.....looks so good!.....this is my first time seeding most of my plants too!.....they are my babies Very Happy your plants look so green and lush....enjoy!

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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/24/2011, 9:54 am

Completely understand Lemonie. My Beagles were stopped by the Garden Commander (www.gardencommander.com).


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Re: Kim's Garden 5/23/11

Post  Lurach on 5/25/2011, 2:01 pm

I'm so jealous of your big, lush plants! I'm struggling just to keep mine alive in this heat...and it's only May. Oh and I too and coveting your rain barrels. =P
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