So I’ve really been getting in to gardening lately.
These last couple years with challenges with supply chain issues (& other things), I’ve really been thinking about self-sufficiency more.
So much so that I expanded my garden in the backyard as well as adding a lot more new plants to my front yard
Mostly veggies. Tomatoes, kale, lettuce, spinach, cucumbers, herbs + raspberries, because who the heck doesn’t love some good raspberries.
Last year, I had a bunch of tomatoes in the backyard, and many more grew back this year because of the tomatoes falling to the ground and the seeds regrow new ones.
There was one spot that grew a lot of new plants. Too many plants in the same area won’t grow well because each plant needs it’s own space to grow. Plus, each plant wouldn’t get the right amount of sun that is needed to grow.
Over the last couple days, I grabbed my shovel, put my gardening hat on and started transplanting some of the plants from the backyard, to the front yard.
Since this was all new to me, I wasn’t sure how the plants would do.
As you can see in the picture, some of the plants look better than the others. This is because I’ve been transplanting a couple every day just to see how they do.
Right when I put them in the ground, they seemed to stand up on their own, and appeared to be doing fine. But after a couple hours, they started to wilt.
I’m guessing this is normal as they adapt to the new environment.
After days of regular watering, and good sunlight, they started to be upright again.
In a couple weeks, I’m going to have a whole lotta tomatoes. Probably too much to eat on my own, so I’ll share it with my street.
I am the only one on my street to have a veggie garden in my front yard. I find it weird that we don’t do more of this. Ah well, someone’s gotta start the trend, right?