Anyone else excited about their garden?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by jlmann, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. jlmann

    jlmann Songster

    Mar 3, 2009
    My son and I are excited!!! I can't wait for some good tomatoes and my son wants to see if the "yard long beans" we found at the feed store will grow. Come on summer!!!! Also what is everyone planting this year?
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2009
  2. warhorse

    warhorse Songster

    Jun 15, 2008
    Cibolo, TX
    So far, I only have some bush beans planted, but I have some eggplants in the house that will be planted this week. I hadn't gardened in such a long time, but I had so many protein buckets accumulating I figured I would drop a few bucks on dirt and plants and see if I could manage some fresh veggies. I want to get a few tomato plants and peppers but that's about it.
  3. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    I am hugely excited over this years garden plan!

    I am going to be planting more varieties this year and some heirloom plants as well. Oh and have added two grape plants to the mix as well!

    I am getting mostly started plants though. I cant grow things from seed.
  4. sandyj

    sandyj Songster

    Dec 3, 2008
    St.Paul, Minnesota
    I also can't wait until summer. I wonder very often why I live in MN, but I know why. I grew up here and my family and friends are here. I've already planted seeds in the house. They are up and some have already been transplanted into bigger containers. Warm weather, please come soon!!!!! [​IMG] Have you checked out the crazy seed train on this forum. I've sent and gotten lots of different seeds from that on here.

  5. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    I am very excited about my garden..... [​IMG] I can't wait to start planting.... I havent had a garden in a few years..... [​IMG]
  6. jlmann

    jlmann Songster

    Mar 3, 2009
    I'm planting a bunch of heirloom tomatoes this year. I would love to get in on the seed trade thing but I'm just getting started with some new varieties and just barely had enough for myself and family and friends this year. Next year though......I should have some really good Red Oxheart tomatoe seeds to trade. They are just an awesome tomatoe
  7. rhondapiper

    rhondapiper Songster

    Yes!! We're doing above the ground raised beds this year because my soil is nothing but clay and boulders. This is the first time I've been able to garden since I was a kid because until I moved I only had a tiny little backyard full of screaming neighborhood children and no place to grow anything.

    We're using some of the square foot gardening techniques to get the most out of a small area, and planting things that coexist well together in the same space. This first year is a learning year, but I'm still excited about it.

    We've got the primary bed built and we're going to get everything in the ground soon, but it's been unseasonably cold this year, so things are puched back a bit.

    We ordered some seeds from SeedSavers, a place in Iowa that preserves heirloom breeds. They seem like a very cool place and I look forward to sharing unusual vegetables with friends and family.
  8. baldie

    baldie Songster

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    [​IMG] Me!! I am!! I love my garden and like the chickens and pens and coops, everything seems to get bigger and multiply by the year!! [​IMG]
  9. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Songster

    Feb 6, 2009
    Yes and No.

    Yes, because I ordered seeds from Sandhill Preservation and it will be so neat to see how they turn out compared to the nursery plants I have been growing.

    No, because it doesn't matter what I plan - last year I drew a detailed diagram - my DH will come in like a 7 y.o. with ADD and add to it, rearrange it, and recreate it... [​IMG]
  10. mjdtexan

    mjdtexan Songster

    Sep 30, 2008
    Yep, we are eggcited.

    We have in our garden, doing quite well, the following

    green bean
    egg plant
    yellow squash
    banana peppers
    bell peppers
    bok choi
    collard greens
    mustard greens
    green onion

    This coming week the watermelon, okra, and the potatos (some blue potatos as well) will be going into the gardens as well.

    I am sure you are all aware but in case some of you missed it there is a sister forum to this one that is called The Easy Garden

    You can click on this link to get to it. I like it LINK <----Klick

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