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#356735 May 13th, 2012 at 01:50 PM
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After hours of sweat and blood and manual labor, not to mention my wonderful DH doing the beautiful wood work, I have my very first veggie garden.

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I bought a few packets of veggie seeds but I still have a lot of learning to do. A lot of learning. I'm excited though and wanted to share. I'm sure I'll be visiting this forum quite a bit.


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Yay! So exciting!

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Looks like some nice soil you got in there!


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Looks great..can't wait to see the progress. thumbup


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Originally Posted by Sunflowers
Looks great..can't wait to see the progress. thumbup


yea, what Sunny said---and it looks really nice too---


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JunieGirl #356800 May 14th, 2012 at 11:23 PM
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Looks great and you are going to love the rewards....I've learned that the more I grow things, the more I need to learn! But what a wonderful classroom!


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chermoni #357134 May 25th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
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I have sprouts!! I'm pretty sure it's the peas but I have sprouts!! Things are growing, it's so exciting! Can you tell I'm excited? party applaud


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chermoni #357150 May 25th, 2012 at 11:11 PM
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hifive I know the feeling


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Is it in the sun most of the day? It looks like maybe it is near some large trees.


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It's in a very sunny spot, which is part of why I chose that spot. The large trees aren't near it. It gets sun most of the day. That shadow you see is a very small tree. I'm 5'2" and I'm taller than that tree, lol.


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That's good. I'm glad you have sprouts. I hope you have a great harvest. What did you plant besides the peas? Do you plan to do vertical gardening in the future? Did you do companion planting? What mix of soil did you use? Enquiring minds want to know.


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I used two different brands of organic soil. I don't remember what one of them was but it supposed to be especially good for veggie gardens. The other brand I used was Miracle Grow organic soil. I put a bag of organic compost that was specially formulated for vegetables on top and watered it and let it sit for a few days. Then I planted the seeds, which are all Hume Organic seeds. Here are some pics of the progress so far. Tomorrow marks two weeks since planting the seeds.

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Leaf Lettuce
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Green Beans
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Peas
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chermoni #357277 May 28th, 2012 at 02:29 PM
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The whole bed so far grin
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I've been watering it every night except on rainy days. So far, so good!


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looking good---!!! thumbup


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Great pictures. It sounds like you couldn't have given them a better start.


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applaudway to go, they will be growing so much you will love seeing them every day. Great Job


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