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Thursday, June 12, 2008

13 Things I Like to Grow in My Garden

Thursday Thirteen

  • Potatoes
  • Lettuce (love going outside to pick a leaf for my sandwich)
  • Radishes (just because they grow fast)
  • Rhubarb (love those perennials)
  • Bush Beans
  • Bush Peas (the kids eat them right out of the garden)
  • Tomatoes (hoping to try one of those upside down planters next year)
  • Strawberries
  • Basil (it still hasn't come up yet)
  • Onion Chives (another perennial)
  • Garlic (trying it for the first time)
  • Spinach (I'll only eat it fresh in salads)
  • Raspberries
There is no point in growing corn, because the raccoons will just harvest it a few days before I plan to. And I can't seem to get carrots to grow in my soil.



Maisie

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19 comments:

kay said...

Maisie, since your list contains rhubarb, I am guessing that you live north of the Mason-Dixon. I've only enjoyed rhubarb when I have visited in Wisconsin. Happy TT.

Lori said...

It sounds like a wonderful garden. We are going to have one too next Spring:) Happy TT.

Angie said...

Those upside down planters are crazy, aren't they? I have never seen them in person before though.

This year is my first time doing lettuce, and I LOVE it! I can't believe that I didn't do it before!

Chelle Y. said...

Wow! That sounds exciting. I could never grow a garden. I kill plants, so I could only imagine how awful I would be at a garden too!

I love the header! Pooh Bear is my favorite!

Picturing of Life said...

wow...you must be have beautiful garden. next time show us the photos :D

Mine in here Thanks

sd-b said...

from your list, I have basil, garlic, and onion chives. hope to one day have a big garden to plant the other things on your list!

Di said...

I don't have a garden, but if I did, I would grow Cilantro. Then I would just walk out there every day, pick a leaf and inhale!

SandyCarlson said...

Maisie,
This is a great list. We started a garden this year and love it. Best of luck with the crop! God bless.

Michelle said...

Sounds like you have lots of yummy things in your garden. I hope it does great. We also planted ours and it's starting to take off. Thanks for stopping by mine. Happy TT.

Sue said...

Your list is making me hungry lol! Happy TT :)

Pamela Kramer said...

Very cool! I have a black thumb. :( - Thanks for stopping by and Happy TT.

Amy-happy momma said...

Yum!Yum! It is our intention to have a garden this coming year. Please be sure to share any helpful little tid-bits.

Journeywoman said...

I hope the garlic works!!!

Happy TT.

erin (at) jewellerybyerin (dot) com said...

I grow tomatoes, strawberries and herbs (chives, basil, parlsey, mint) in pots on my back deck. I don't have a garden, but when I do, I'll grow raspberries and rhubbard too.

Kellan said...

I wish I lived next door to you and your garden and we were friends! Sounds wonderful.

I'm Kellan, btw - nice to meet you. See you soon.

Melanie said...

Yummy! I hope you'll be making some strawberry rhubarb pie just for me.

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Thru Pink Curtains said...

we have rhubarb too in canada it grows three feet tall and in the snow!!!!! but i am just kidding about the snow i mean although it did snow last week on top of the miuntain. my rhubarb grows only one foot high, i don't know why it should be taller. ...am growing lots of kale and peas and just like you lots of everything. my poppies are trying so hard to grow in the cold.

shaunesay said...

I just wish I had a garden! LOL! My grandfather used to have a great big one before they moved into town. I hope to have a smallish one before too long, after we afford the fence to keep it protected from the neighbor youngin's! There is just nothing like home grown tomatoes, from your own home, not the grocery store! ;)

Thanks for the visit, and happy TT!

Alice Audrey said...

I love fresh spinach in salads.