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My Year in Seeds

beautiful seed packets: promise of plenty

I spent my $38 on heirloom seeds this year. It all went to the seeds too, cuz I got free shipping. Bakers Creek even sent me a free packet of basil seeds to say thank you for my order. I got the bush beans for my husband, because the ones he buys in the box stores don’t always turn out to be what they say they are.

So here’s my year sitting on the kitchen table waiting to happen. That part takes a little vision and some sweat equity. As far as vision goes, I intend to stretch that $38 further by starting a little seed garden somewhere, and keeping some of these seeds for next year…

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Bell Peppers, Eggplant and Tomatoes in the works...

Bell Peppers, Eggplant and Tomatoes in the works…

Today I planted seeds for tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant, carrots and artichokes. The weather is warm and shouldn’t drop below fifty at night all week, so I decided to just start them outside. I have them situated so that I can easily bring them in at night, though, in case winter decides to return.

If all goes well, we’ll be eating most of these foods in May…