Monday, May 27, 2013

The veggie garden!!

Yesterday ended up much better then anticipated after I was in such a crappy ass mood yesterday morning.  I reluctantly headed out for my run and promised myself that I only had to run 10 miles.  I took a little bit of a new route, and was able to get into the groove.  I took the turn for home, got to the sign that I know marks 3 miles from home and was shocked to discover I was at 11.75 miles.   So I ended up running 15 miles.  

Then, after a hearty lunch, I got to work on the vegetable garden.  Marc had rototilled it earlier and then went over it quick again last week to remove some remaining weeds and to loosen it all up for me.  

Planting a large garden is no easy task!  At least not if you are doing it by hand!  I would take a tool and dig a trench for the seeds all the way across the garden.  Then drop the seeds into the trench to the right depth.  Then go back over and bury the seeds.  

All told it took about 3 hours.  It was hard work, especially after running in the morning.  But this is what I planted and it will be worth it:

  • Sweet corn
  • zucchini
  • summer squash
  • spaghetti squash
  • tomatoes
  • cantalope
  • watermelon
  • green beans
  • onions
  • yellow beans
  • peas
  • snow peas
  • sugar snap peas
  • lettuce
  • broccoli
  • spinach
  • eggplant
  • cucumber
I cannot wait to have a crop of fresh veggies!  It doesn't look like much now, but hopefully we'll see the seeds start to sprout!  My goal this year to to WEED more, as last year weeds totally took over!

Anyone else doing a garden this year?


  1. Yup mine is in tomatoes growing on the vines,mostly squashes,tomatoes,peppers and basil.I have raised beds. It's super hot these items did well for me last year.
    The raised beds really keeps down on weeds.I never gardened till 2 years ago. Love the veggies!