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Countdown to Spring

Let’s Get Digging!


Although SPRING has not officially sprung the Mister and I have been itching to get our kitchen garden project started here at the new farmhouse. We’ve been planning this project for months and a break in the weather gave us the green light.

This project began by going to our local @homedepot to buy supplies for the raised container garden beds. We purchased 8 feet x 10-inch, boards. We then cut them down to four feet by eight feet, as shown below. We found this to be the most cost-effective way for a raised bed garden.


We then went to our local nursery and purchased topsoil to fill the container beds. Before we filled them, we purchased a weed block fabric from Sam’s club and lined the bottom of the container bed with this material. Before adding our topsoil to the container, we added some of our aged manure, leaves, and old grass clippings to make it just the perfect mix for planting.




Due to the fact that we are weekend warriors this project is still under construction which will resume this weekend. Stay tuned to the blog for more updates and information on this space.








Here are five of my top flower picks for gardens:







Here are five of my top vegetable picks for gardens:





Harris Seeds: Vegetable Seeds, Flower Seeds, Plants & Growing Supplies








Three picks for outdoor garden lights

Brightech Ambience Pro- Waterproof LED String Lights




Link: Brightech Ambience Pro - Waterproof LED Outdoor String Lights - Hanging 1W Vintage Edison Bulbs - Patio Globe Lights Create Cafe Ambience On Your Balcony - 26 Ft, Black - Walmart.com







Brightech Ambience Pro Solar



Link: THE 15 BEST Outdoor String Lights for 2022 | Houzz













Outdoor Solar Outlet Waterproof Solar LED String Light




Link: Pro - Globe Solar LED Outdoor String Lights – Waterproof, G40 Retro Ed – Outdoor Solar Outlet











Are you planning on planting a garden this spring? What are some of your favorite things you love to grow and eat fresh? I’d love to read all about them in the comments below.

Thanks so much for taking the time to read my blog. Remember to be a light and shine bright!


Blessings

Ginny

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