Who has started their own garden this year?
Just started a garden with the children this year. Its small and is of the raise bed configuration. We had to sacrifice a bunch of blueberries by weedwacking an area to accomodate the new bed. This was a tough call as I love wild blueberries and so does the family. Fortunately most of the small acreage we own contains blueberries. While this is great on one hand, it poses many other challenges such as the fact that there isn't a level square inch on any part of our property. There is also much rock and ledge. Blueberries love this kinda stuff. Digging is an exercise in frustration and agony I must say.
We planted beans, green onion, squash, pumpkin, tomato, peas, carrots, and lettuce. Might have to put a fence up at some point to keep the critters out. If all goes well may enlarge the area next year, but may have to sacrifice a couple of trees to gain some much needed light. This is a bummer too as I enjoy the shade they provide and they are beautiful in the fall, but hey, they would also make great firewood and provide a good workout I suppose!
So who else has started a garden, what did you plant and what configuration?
You'll never see the light if you're in someone else's shadow, or said another way, life is like a dog sled team, if you're not the lead dog, the scenery never changes