How Does Your Garden Grow

“Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors.” – Oscar de la Renta

I, too, truly believe that gardening is an art. While it can can be quite simple to grow leafy vegetables, some of the other kitchen staples can be a bit more challenging and, thus, need nurturing. We had no idea how much went into it; balancing of pH levels, vegetable pairing, fertilizing, pests, etc. Our Garden has been off to a rough start this year. As I have previously mentioned, we’ve had an unusually large amount of rain and very few sunny days. Not exactly prime conditions for gardening. In addition to the weather, we’re running into soil problems, white fly, and snails…

Despite the unfortunate weather conditions, we are beginning to see the light! Our lettuce, kale and arugula have produced large crops, as they prefer partial sunlight anyway. The beets, peas and squash are starting to come around too, and we should hopefully be able to enjoy them soon. Now, if we could just get our beloved heirloom tomatoes to start producing…

Congratulations to Danielle Jalbert on winning the Flowers In May giveaway!!


3 thoughts on “How Does Your Garden Grow

    • You can get a soil test at Plant Depot in San Juan Capistrano, the experts there are really helpful too. We’ve gone in with so many problems and they always have a solution for us! Have you been fertilizing?

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