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Growing my own food…

I have a black thumb. Really, I’ve never met a plant I couldn’t kill. Nonetheless, I decided to attempt a veggie garden this year in my attempt to go green and grow some of my own food. I decided to start with seeds instead of plants because they’re cheaper and I figure maybe if I start with them from ‘birth,’ I’ll figure out best to care for them. Sort of like how it’s easier to adopt a newborn than a 7 year old. Or something like that.

So the kids and I took a trip to the garden store and started our very first family garden.

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I’m starting small, just pole beans, zucchini, and peppers. Later I’m going to buy some tomato plants. I also let my daughter pick some flowers.

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She was really into helping me plant the seeds and wa actually very helpful and inquisitive.

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The seeds are hanging out on my dining room table until it’s time to plant them in the yard. Elle and I are very proud of our garden!

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