Posts from the ‘My Garden’ Category

  • Welcome Spring!

    March 25th, 2017 | My Garden | Melanie | 2 Comments

    Welcome Spring! It’s been busy and crazy but so happy spring is here! I am looking forward to planting my spring garden! Wishing everyone joy and happiness as you enjoy outdoors! ~Melanie

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  • Spring garden growing!

    May 17th, 2015 | Basil, Cucumber, My Garden, Peppers, Tomatoes | Melanie | 6 Comments

    Here’s a bunch of pictures from my spring garden. The cucumbers are finally starting to climb up the trellis. The last time I grew them, they took off up high, this time they didn’t get the memo to climb up, and lazily have stayed low. I have lots of tomatoes growing and picked two bell […]

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  • Just a pinch

    April 14th, 2015 | Basil, Celery, My Garden, Oranges, Tomatoes | Melanie | 4 Comments

    I spent some time this week pinching. Basil loves to be pinched. I pinch the tops off each time I am in my garden and it seems to grow bigger and bushier. I pinched the lower leaves off my tomato plants too. Also, I found mushrooms! Mushrooms in your garden soil is a sign of […]

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  • Spring/summer garden week two

    April 8th, 2015 | Cucumber, My Garden, Okra, Tomatoes | Melanie | 3 Comments

    Just sharing a few pictures of week two of my spring/summer garden. I didn’t realize how much I missed being in my garden everyday. Everything grows so fast, the miracle of it all is so fun to watch. Before long the whole thing will be big and bushy. Happy Spring to you! ~Melanie

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  • Summer garden planted!

    March 29th, 2015 | My Garden | Melanie | 5 Comments

    It has been way too long! I am finally back in my garden and this past week I got it planted. My garden is my piece of heaven on Earth and oh how I have missed it. My orange tree is huge and my pomegranate is growing great too. The orange blossom smells are amazing! […]

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  • Blackberry harvest and garden pics!

    June 20th, 2014 | Basil, Blackberries, My Garden, My Harvests, Okra, Oranges, Potatoes | Melanie | 5 Comments

    I have been super busy enjoying my summer! This little break from teaching school has been wonderful. I picked blackberries last week with my grandson and he loved eating them. My potatoes are growing weird – tall and falling over? Not sure about them… Okra is coming up and my tomatoes and peppers are yummy. […]

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  • Summer garden pictures

    May 12th, 2014 | Basil, Blackberries, Cucumber, My Garden, Oranges, Peppers, Potatoes, Tomatoes | Melanie | 9 Comments

    It has been forever since I took pictures and posted them of my garden. I am growing potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, oranges on my orange trees, blackberries, parsley, cilantro, and basil. Of course I still have my onion patch too! I recently added black-eyed peas but dont have the pictures of them yet. I can’t […]

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  • Contest Winners Announced! TEN instead of FIVE!

    March 31st, 2014 | My Garden | Melanie | 9 Comments

    Contest Winners Announced! TEN lucky WINNERS instead of FIVE!! I very much enjoyed reading all the amazing comments about why you like spring! It made me want to get out in my garden and experience all the smells and feelings spring has to offer. My spring garden is planted, but I still have room for […]

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  • Spring Garden Plan Giveaway! 5 lucky winners!

    March 10th, 2014 | My Garden, Random Stuff | Melanie | 181 Comments

    In celebrating the arrival of spring I am giving away five sets of my raised urban garden plans. To enter, leave a comment on this post answering the question: “What do you love most about spring?” Or, if you like, simply type “I want the plans” and you will be entered in the contest. I […]

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  • My winter garden pics

    January 15th, 2014 | Cabbage, Lettuce, My Garden, sugar snap peas | Melanie | 6 Comments

    I took some pictures of my winter garden last Saturday. With my new teaching career, I don’t spend as much time in my garden as I used to, but it still so freely gives! Gardens are so unselfish like that. I find it relaxing and peaceful every time I step into my garden. Cabbage is […]

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