Monday, March 30, 2009

Yes, I'm a front-yard gardener.

I am a guerrilla gardener.

Slowly, I am taking over everyone else's yards with my own plants. I am on the move a lot, and you never know when you need an herb or a beefsteak heirloom tomato.

Friend-who-cooks-pancakes and I started 72 seedlings last week, but after my trip to BErea's EcoVillage, I was inspiYes, I'm a front-yard gardener.

I am a guerrilla gardener.

Slowly, I am taking over everyone else's yards with my own plants. I am on the move a lot, and you never know when you need an herb or a beefsteak heirloom tomato.

Friend-who-cooks-pancakes and I started 72 seedlings last week, but after my trip to BErea's EcoVillage, I was inspired to sow directly in the ground. I planted corn, peas, squash, carrots, spinach, nasturtium (you can eat the flowers!), romaine, basil, cilantro, and something else. While I sowed seeds and raked fertile soil, Friend-who-cooks-pancakes made use of his engineering degree whilst solving the erosion problem near the sidewalk. (Ladies, he's single!)

I have also slowly started to take over Friend-with-a-Truck's deck container garden. Thus far, I've got a mint plant and two cacti. We'll see how many herbs and tomatoes I can get away with.

I'm thinking I need herbs and a tomato plant at each of my favorite hangouts. You never know when you're going to crave a caprese salad.red to sow directly in the ground. I planted corn, peas, squash, carrots, spinach, nasturtium (you can eat the flowers!), romaine, basil, cilantro, and something else. While I sowed seeds and raked fertile soil, Friend-who-cooks-pancakes made use of his engineering degree whilst solving the erosion problem near the sidewalk. (Ladies, he's single!)

I have also slowly started to take over Friend-with-a-Truck's deck container garden. Thus far, I've got a mint plant and two cacti. We'll see how many herbs and tomatoes I can get away with.

I'm thinking I need herbs and a tomato plant at each of my favorite hangouts. You never know when you're going to crave a caprese salad.

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