Pssst, hover your cursor over the garden drawing
I'm not even going to acknowledge the fact that I woke this morning to temperatures that were pretty dissful for nearly March. Let's just pretend spring is happening now! Let's talk about that instead, okay? Finn and I were pretending that spring was already here when we started planning this seasons veggie garden, so there, take that winter.
This is our 3rd year of tending to a raised bed garden. If you're interested here are the links to years one & two. Every year we learn a little more about what grows well in our garden, what grows poorly, what we love, and what we don't like to eat. The first year it became obvious very quickly that tomatoes were not thrilled with the amount of sunlight on this side of the house, last year we realized that our peas need a trellis to grow on, and although I would love to grow cabbage, it wasn't even close to being fully grown by the time the first frost came around. All that trial and error makes us better gardeners (hopefully).
We adjust what we order seasonly based on our growing (ha, pun) knowledge. This year we are eliminating purple green beans, because the kids think they are weird an don't eat them, instead we are adding more "regular" green beans. Swiss Chard is getting the axe because although it was beautiful, even us grown ups didn't eat it. Instead, we are adding a bunch of new stuff, because as you may have noticed above there is an addition being added to the garden Get the Scoop [...]