Groovity

Gardening is Good for your Soul…

I think my favorite thing to do is gardening. Why? Because when I am doing it, I am not worrying about a thing. I find it highly therapeutic and relaxing, even though I’ve digging and carrying pails of water around the yard.

I’ve just moved to a new house, and I’ve got tons of room and a yard and a deck! We had one of the toughest Winters, and this Spring is really an exciting time for me.

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This is my cute little vegetable garden!

my garden-country-grow-vegetable-rocky point-rhode islandI planted tomatoes, zucchini, jalapeno peppers, summer squash, and lots of herbs. I live near the beach, so the soil is pretty sandy. I think the tomatoes are going to be amazing!!

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And of course, flowers. Lot of flowers. These are gazania. My faves!

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These are osteospurmum, also called African daisies.

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Check out the detail that my iphone6 picked up in this daisy! Unreal.

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Dianthus, also known as “pinks”. osteospurmum-african daisy-colorI love the purple color near the center of these.

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Check out these totally gorgeous seed packets from Botanical Interests. I bought them for the watercolor images on the front of the packets, hahah! I planted “Bring Home the Butterflies”. Can’t wait until some of the seedlings start blooming.

I’ll post more about my garden as it grows….

Thanks for stopping by!

 

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