What you’re seeing here is the first (and likely only) action shot ever on The Blog.
Fact: When you’re busy taking a picture in the middle of pouring water into your seedling flat, you’re also busy pouring water down the front of your cabinetry.
Blogging mysteries, unveiled.
As I was helter-skelter scattering seed packets into their respective bits of earth, I realized that over the winter I actually missed le jardin.
Despite my best efforts at procrastinating, as of Sunday it is planted.
The first year that we planted Le Jardin, I didn’t really think to label it properly. I just figured that the cilantro, basil, tarragon, parsley and oregano would start to differentiate themselves. Which they did.
This year? My choice of plants is not-so-different as that first planting. So this go-round, I decided to label them from the beginning.
What we’re doing: Genovese Basil, Lettuce Leaf Basil, Purple Basil, Sage.
Apparently Sage is like the Panda of the plant-world. Whereas my Basil will only take 5-10 days to germinate, Sage apparently takes 10-20.
WHO KNEW THAT I WOULD BE HELD HOSTAGE TO THE SEED THAT REFUSES TO SPROUT?
I planted 18 pellets of each plant (there are 72 in the kit), hoping that I would get four strong plants of each kind.
The rest of the survivors? Mother’s Day gifts. Obviously.
What have you planted this spring?
Flowers-wise, what goes well in full-sun planters?
I’m still going to have a few extra planters leftover and the deck could always use more beauty!