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Gardening In West Texas-Thank God For The Rain!

Yep you read right we got a little bit of rain! The last 3 days have been simply beautiful here in West Texas. Lots of clouds and even a small shower. Yep for once we got a day time shower, no lightening  and winds just some nice sky water. This week we did some MASSIVE work in the garden. Most everything is planted and I couldn't be more thrilled. All that needs to be planted this coming Mother's Day weekend is some regular cucumbers, watermelons and some more beans! I have decided to read up more of survival gardening and how to maximize everything, plus I wanted to reuse some of the stuff that was headed for the trash can here. So here are some great pictures for the week with some words about each :)

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One of my new dove friends :) they are two small babies who love the garden

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My little corn :) planting in the ground seems to be much better for us!

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My happy little tomatoes :) this is what is under all those water bottles!

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The start of my herb garden! AKA the doves favorite place to sit.lol

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LETTUCE!

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My far row so far I hope to fit another wide row and one narrow row!
This is corn, okra and pickling cucumbers!

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Middle row is FULL corn, sunflowers, peas, radishes,carrots, bell peppers
and something else I wrote down but can't remember right now :p

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The white pieces are a drawer set up!! They will be used to support my
tomatoes as they grow big and strong. While little I can cover to provide shade
from the West Texas sun!

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FINALLY OPEN BLACKBERRY FLOWERS!

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Some new flowers to attract more bees! Big problem here is a shortage of bees :(

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