And I'm proud (please don't be "green" with envy) that the garden is flourishing and I'm so happy that we took the challenge of growing our own veggies this year. We planted tomatoes, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, green peppers, dill, basil, and parsley - needless to say I can't wait to bite into those juicy tomatoes in a few more weeks.
AFTER - LOOK AT THAT BABY GROW!!!
CHERRY TOMATOES, PAISLEY, BASIL, AND DILL
CUCUMBERS, CUCUMBERS, AND MORE CUCUMBERS
So what's the secret you are asking (ha ha). Well I read lots of blogs, websites, and magazines to get some tips and in preparing the soil we added mushroom compost as well. Then I make sure we water it regularly using our fresh rainwater from our rain barrel! The rain barrel was another labor of love that took us 10 times longer than we expected but we are definitely reaping the rewards with fresh, FREE rainwater at all times. Have I convinced you to make your own rain barrel? If so please feel free to read about our DIY Rain Barrel Project.