Week in Review

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We’re at the peak of spring planting in Central Florida.  Our middle school garden class broke a sweat on Wednesday, planting a few tomato transplants, saving arugula seeds, watering cucumbers.  We sowed some sunflower seeds, a tiger’s eye mix.  The rainbow chard is thriving, along with kale.  We have plenty of greens. 

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Garden clubbers were excited to pick bouquets of fresh flowers from our beds.  The boys are fascinated by worms.  Collecting worms, moving worms, measuring worms. 

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The beds at Herban Farms are a dream.  Bursting with lettuce, peppers, amazing basil, collards, beets, broccoli, the last of some peas, radishes, pretty much anything you can imagine.  We started sunflower seeds here, too.  Mammoth ones.  A statement plant.  Probably THE statement plant.  Oh, and the cucumbers are fruiting 🙂  Benita informed me they are pickles.  I affirmed they were on their way to becoming pickles. 

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To celebrate a lovely gardening week, I walked around Lake Eola with a friend.  We watched black swans, uncommon loons, and ducks.  Talked about our week and were blessed with a random rain shower as we left. 

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About wsmithtdj

Gardener, mother, wife, transcriptionist, Jesus follower.
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