Over the weekend I turned over half of my garden, that sits behind the garage, with manure and blood meal. I’ve been itching to play in the dirt for a while now. Here in Northern Nevada we have “unsettled weather” through the end of May…so it’s only safe to plant the cool weather crops right now.
I planted Sugar Snap peas on one side of a trellis and will plant some more this weekend on the other side. In front of the peas I planted some Easter egg radishes and Scarlet Nantes carrots.
The left side of the garden I planted Heirloom beets, yellow onions, radishes, and two types of garlic ~ Early Italian purple artichoke and Silverskin Italian Late.
In two barrels that the previous owners left behind I planted red onions and Island Sunshine potatoes.
The middle part of the garden will house peppers, pole beans, dill and cucumbers, and eggplant (I’m an adult…I should give eggplant another try! LOL!). I’m going to plant the squash and pumpkins on the side of the house. I have a pallet that will be an herb garden.
I’ll probably get a barrel from Lowes (they have some from Jack Daniels)…between that and other containers that would take care of the tomatoes.
A lot of the trees in my neighborhood have been blossoming…and then the winds blew them all away! Luckily our pear tree hasn’t come out yet…but it will soon!
While watering the front yard I spied something that I totally forgot I planted! Peonies from my Grandma’s yard in Nebraska (dug up before she died).
Also some tulips that one of my faculty gave me from work.