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Gardening In West Texas Week 6!

Wow I can't believe it is week 6 already, and yes yes I did miss last weeks post :p. So much went on over this week while we were on spring break! Lots of tilling and cleaning, mostly cleaning. We hit 90 degrees already this past week which really scares for the summer heat! I'll explain the garden as we go through the pictures :)
I took this old can holder from cleaning my pantry and made it into a plant holder!
My spices will be going here. I am fixing to to plant everything from Rosemary which
I hear is great for memory to Oregano which every good Italian needs!

My oldest wanted to turn the compost ;) yep not as easy as he thought!

My sad little tomatoes are excited to be outside! However they are lacking so much :( 'll explain below!
12 cute little cucumber plants :') and 3 lonely tomatoes I decided to try and turn the chicken coup from
last summer into a great cucumber climber!
Now I have been asked many time isn't it early?? Well yes according to all the books it really is to early to plant. However I have always started on schedule and things have not gone well because the heat. Turns out my early planting is likely causing the purple tone in my tomatoes. Luckily I have a great friend over at My Side Of Life helping me fix my problems. Read HERE  how to fix your purple tomato seedlings. I'm sure I cannot be alone in this issue!

Comments

Barb Webb said…
Love your resourcefulness! I'm so ready to garden but the weather isn't quite cooperative yet. Bring on spring! :)
Melanie said…
Love your gardening posts, we are sooo ready for planing time... just wish it would grow better in Florida, but loved your ideas and will keep them in mind. Thanks for sharing
Pam said…
I wish I were 90 degrees here. I am ready to move to Texas. Although it was in the 70's so I can't complain too much. Love seeing how the garden is coming along!
Grace Hodgin said…
Good luck in your garden this year and love your creativity.
tm said…
I love reading your garden posts! My husband just made me a raised box with raspberries! I can't wait for them to take off!
Melanie Payne said…
I hope your tomatoes are happier today :) :) Can't wait to see the updates of your garden
Now that I live in an apartment in a city, no more gardening. Good luck.

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