Update on My Green Thumb

Wellllllllll, the veggies aren’t dead…

But the they look rather pathetic. I am keeping up in the watering really well so they aren’t dehydrated. I’m pretty sure I planted too much in one barrell and everything is lacking nutrition. Not enough to go around type thing. I do spy with my little eye a red tomato…

…I’m just not sure how good it will taste. Same with the pepper.

BUT the tomatoes I planted by themselves in a pot seem to be doing okay. I started these by seed in the house. I don’t see any flowers yet but all in good time  (I hope.)

The Shamrock I received as a gift and it surprised me. When I transfered it to an outside pot everything went limp and yellow. I thought, “Crap, it died. Probably an inside plant. I should have read up on it.” And sometimes I procrastinate on matters that aren’t urgent, like digging up dead plants, so it sat there for a few weeks. Then one day it rose from the dead! All green and standing up again. This time I did read up on it to discover that the Shamrock goes dormant for a few weeks in the summer. It’s really a pretty plant. the flowers only open up for the sun so at night, and on a cloudy day like today, the flowers close.

I know, check out those weeds! That is another project I need to get on. There were small rocks where the dirt is and between the kids and the dog it was a constant effort to keep the rocks in their designated area. So I sucked them up with a shop vac. I plan on pulling up the rest of the stone and red border and just put some sod down and be done with it. Fancy yards are for retired people with no children.

A few other plants in my yard are also looking extra lovely today.

So my thumb is more of a light green. I’m working on it. πŸ˜‰

One thought on “Update on My Green Thumb

  1. Your yard is amazing! And you are so right, fancy yards are for people without kids! Hahahaha! Mine is filled with tractors and baseballs and a big trampoline killing the grass πŸ™‚

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