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AM I A FARMER YET?

By on August 22, 2016

This year Beau and I tried our hand at gardening. At the beginning of the summer he did some major clearing in his backyard and made us two raised garden beds.

We started everything from seeds, except for the three adopted children – the peppers.

pepper

 

Fast forward a few months and not only has this garden brought me so much joy, it has also brought us snap peas, a few misshapen radishes, a handful of green beans, lettuce, zucchini, some unfinished tomatoes and one tiny pumpkin.

Something about our little garden is so special to me. I think it is safe to say I have found a new hobby  and I hope that when I have a home one day, I will have space for a garden big enough to grow enough vegetables to share. We have had a couple of home grown salads and it tastes extra delicious knowing that it grew in the back yard.

Lessons learned: I think that our seed starters needed more light because they grew really tall, we transplanted them to the beds a little too soon, and we were supposed to slowly introduce them to the outside temperature. And for some reason only the plants on the border of the bed grew really well – reason still unknown.

Also my first attempt at pregnancy photos. I was happy to give these expecting zucchinis the photo shoot they deserved. Lots and lots of zucchinis in the works.

zucchini

pumpkin

lettuce

 

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HI! I'M STEPH.

Professional lover of stories, the harmonica, goats and burritos. Constantly daydreaming about living in the country, ice cream and decorating. Inspired by beautiful writing, the PNW, Beyonce and kindness. I'm guaranteed to have hearts in my eyes when the lighting is just right and am totally in love with my beau named Beau, who I found in the middle of fall, my favorite season. I sleep in my makeup, grew up on grunge music, embrace imperfection and am pretty excited about the gift of waking up every morning with choice to kick butt and love every minute of this wild ride.

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