|snow peas grown in a container|
While the weather still is not consistent enough to leave my warmth craving plants out, cool weather crops are growing nicely in containers.
|picklebush cucumber starts|
Simply fill with about 6-8 inches of soil, plant your sprouted potatoes about 3" deep, water then keep adding more soil as the plants grow, just like you would in the garden.
They have nifty little side openings where you can reach in and pick new potatoes once the plants start flowering. Coolness.
Jelly Bean also planted her seeds that the Easter Bunny brought her...
She's so excited she wants to water them every five minutes.
But in all this exciting growth, there is this...
|yesterdays flourishing container beets...|
|today's destruction by bad, bad squirrel|
I managed to salvage most of them, but I fear the trauma may be too much for the delicate seedlings. Only time will tell. I watered them and covered with some mesh to protect them.
I love all animals... but damn squirrels.