|digging in to the compost heap|
|spreading rich compost on the garden boxes|
Today's outside adventures started when I decided I would prune back the raspberry cane, the grapevines, and the still-small fruit trees. Then, hubby offered to help me plant seeds for the little greenhouses: tomatoes and peppers. That sent me on a hunt for the jalapeno seeds from last year and from the store while hubby filled the little Jiffy-pot cells with potting soil (before we broke into the compost heap, or we might have used that instead).
What we've accomplished so far today:
- pruned the orchard, berry patch, and vineyard (hey, it sounds good ... I'll get more planted soon!)
- planted Anaheim and jalapeno peppers, along with two unknown pepper varieties. I forgot to write down what they were, just know they are some kind of pepper
- planted Brandywine and San Marzanzo (sp?) tomatoes, along with some Mortgage Lifter seeds I had saved in 2013
- started topping off the garden boxes with the compost