After years and years of thinking, "it would be so awesome to plant a garden" we went for it this spring.
When we finished off our back yard we had two little boxes built:
Also, we didn't plant from seeds, "we" got the great little starters from Home Depot.
Baby steps, right?
There is just something so beautiful about a garden I tell you!
I only planted one of the planters this first time around because of my "baby steps" plan and because I think it takes a little tweaking to grow a "green thumb" in the desert.
That garden grew and grew.
Let's get a better look at that crop:
And if everything hasn't completely melted in the 120 degrees crazy weather there, it will be time for some great tomato/basil/zucchini recipe creations.
If anyone out there has desert gardening experience or tips please send them right on over. I can use all the help I can get!