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What are you growing in your garden this year ?

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2017 Garden Plot and Flower Planting 


Its been so warm in StLouis the past few weeks I went ahead and started some garden work.  3 kinds of lettuce were started as well as a few sweet carrots.

2017 Early Spring Planting Garden Photo 3x Lettuce 1 carrot
2017 Early Spring Planting Garden Photo 3x Lettuce 1 carrot
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I don’t trust Big Business and the poison they peddle in the grocery store. Today I started some cool weather plants and sowed 3 types of Lettuce and Sweet Carrots.
I couldn’t wait any longer to get the garden started. Its too early to be truthful. I’m sure I’ll have to protect the future plants from frosts that I know are the norm in the Midwest this time of year.
I felt it mandatory to start protecting numero'uno and make sure at least my diet is clean as can be.

Big Business is poisoning the food, poisoning the water, poisoning the air....
You’ve been warned protect yourself. 

Garden seeds are cheap and working with dirt for some reason will make a body feel good!
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The following flower planting Facebook Photo was done in the strip next to the fence.
 


I've also planted flowers, trees, and grass in a few more spots around the yard.  I will be posting progress photos and additional pictures of the 2017 Gardens and Flowers in the near future.

Growing your own food is the greatest thing you can do to ensure the good health of you and your family.  It will also save you $$$.

Cheers, Scotty 3/15/17

Mar 2017 Additional Gardening Photos


 Grass Seed after plumbing dig and repair


Lilac Bush

Flowering Cherry Tree

Bumblebees Love these Blue Flowers #BeeFriendly
Bumblebees Love these Blue Flowers 

Light Mulch with Grass Seed Yard View Scotts Contracting
Grass Seed and Light Mulch Yard View

Grass Seed with Light Mulch Street View Scotts Contracting
Grass Seed Light Mulch Street View

Grass Seed Prep after Plumbing Front Yard Repair Scotts Contracting
Grass Seed Prep 

small valleys, swale, and hills as natural water diverters Design by Scotts Contracting
small valleys, swale, and hills as natural water diverters

Gentle Slope Front Yard  Aesthetics install by Scotts Contracting
Gentle Slope Front Yard  Aesthetics

Easter Sunday Surprise First Rose Flower of the Year is Shaped Like a Butterfly 



Here are additional Easter Sunday photos of the "literal babies"
Wild Flower Sprouts in Wooden Baby Bed Rocker StLouis Yard Ornament
Wild Flower Sprouts in Wooden Baby Bed Rocker StLouis Yard Ornament
1st Rose of Year shaped like a Butterfly Bloomed Easter Sunday
1st Rose of Year shaped like a Butterfly Bloomed Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday Surprise Rose Bloom

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Little Green Thumbs at it again

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Vegie Tepee with climbing plants
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A vegetable teepee a perfect solution.  The kids wanted a play house.  I wanted a garden spot in our small urban yard.  Going vertical with the vegetable teepee was the perfect solution to the confined space of an urban backyard- that met both of our wants!

Everything used to construct the vegetable teepee was a leftover and scrap of lumber from the garage.  This project I'm happy to say cost Zero $0.00 to build!  (My gf spent enough $ on flowers this year so I decided my Garden expenses this year would be minimal in costs and easy on the budget.) 

Materials
+ Teepee frame Brazilian Hardwood $0.00
+ vegetable runners scrap/feral trees cut from the alley $0.00
+ Baling wire and ZipTies job site leftover $0.00
+vegetable seeds: cucumber, pole beans, peas garden leftover $0.00
+ mulch recycled from another area in the yard $0.00

Tools:
+ Tree Pruner - loppers
+  Wire Pliers
+ Garden Tools for mulch and planting

My goal for the project (besides growing food) is to continue the girls gardening education.  As the veggies are growing this year I plan to use this to continue the life lesson about what's in our food and how organic food is grown.

Stay tuned for pictures of the vegetable growth and highlights from the kids experience.

The oldest girl mentioned she is ready eat!






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