Saturday, March 21, 2009

Our Garden~Victory Garden

Today we finally got our onions put in the ground. I did not read the potato directions~so I ran into a little snag! ( My Brian prefers I not use that word~which is what I call the very few fender benders I have encountered.) The directions stated that we were to cut the potatoes into sections and let them sit a couple of days. I will get them in the ground this week.  I am so excited to get a garden. We have always lived in the city so this is our first attempt at a large garden. 
It is all the sudden the new cool to plant a garden. In fact I heard on the news that we are experiencing a shortage on seeds. However~I did not find this to be true.  I was able to get my pick of seeds with no problem. 
I just love planting things and watching them grow. The fact we will be growing our own food is so exciting to me. 
I find it most intriguing that our first lady is also planting a garden on the White House lawn. Not since Eleanor Roosevelt’s World War II-era “Victory Garden,” has an administration eaten what it has grown on the White House grounds. Read the story here!  I only wish I could have Mrs. Obama's kitchen staff to come help me!



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