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Monday, February 21, 2011

A Brown Thumb Plants a Garden.

I am so excited to try my hand at a garden.  I have had really small ones before, but this one is going to be about 15x20 that is big for me.  I am intimidated about the process but so excited to feed my family something we have grown from our own land.  I too dream of living on a farm, maybe this will be the closest I ever come to it.

I really like these raised beds..But I think I am going to go straight from the ground..
This is more what it will look like..or this

SO today I will be heading out to an local nursery ask alot of questions, see how much soil will cost to deliver etc.  So stay posted, this will be a fun ride..


  1. Every planting season I say this will be the one...
    I, too have a serious brown thumb! I just got my Better Homes and Gardens magazine. It inspired me to atleast try potted plants or container gardens. That will be a first for me! It they survive, maybe I will go for the vegetable garden. Good luck!

  2. I found you on the blog hop and now Im following you! Please check out my blog and follow me, I also wanted to say how much I love your blog and reading the posts!

  3. Stopping by via the Monday hop to say hello and to follow. Have a great day!

  4. So exciting. There is something so fun about planting and watching things grow that you know YOU put there! I'm good at the planting's the keeping alive part I have to work I'm learning though...this year we grew tomato's!!!!

  5. Hi, I am a new follower who found you through the “Mom Blog Monday” blog hop. I love to find new blogs to follow, so I’m looking forward to following yours. If you are able, I appreciate a follow back ~ I’m still a new blogger and a growing blog is a happy blog!
    Thank you!
    ~KerrieLynn ღೋ☙❤

  6. Have fun!! I'm anxiiously following to see how this goes. I have a special talent for killing anything that I plant so hopefully you have great luck!

  7. I wish you the best! A couple yrs ago my husband went up to the base to work 3 weeks and I got bored while he was away so I planted a garden out of the blue and I was hooked. It was life changing for me.I find it relaxing, rewarding, and delicious! lots of summer nights we would just eat fresh foods from the garden for dinner...I didn't kno one thing about it but I read oodles of books and articles so I wouldn't kill the plants that depended on me :)
    finding you from the hop today swing by and say hello when you get a chance.
    {tara} from Undeserving Grace

  8. I forgot to should enter your etsy shop link to be featured next month on my site details are on my sidebar in the etsy frame
    {tara} from Undeserving Grace

  9. We had some gardening fun this week. My toddler has already over water the flowers and my lab has already eaten the little seed pots we planted. UGH why did I bother ? LOL. Good Luck.

    New follower would love a follow back.

  10. Ooooh! Can't wait to see how your garden will turn out!!

  11. Good luck!! Getting closer. I moved into a house with raised beds, and I must say, they make a HUGE difference!!

    Thanks for riding the train today!
    Now following so I don't miss any of the good stuff!!
    The Survival Mama


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