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First Tomato Sandwich From The Garden

I just ate my first, well, technically second, tomato sandwich from our tomato plants. The first was with cherry tomatoes, but I just ate my first one from the larger tomatoes.

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Got The Hose Nozzle Unstuck From The Hose

Our garden hose gets stuck to the hose all the time. Normally, I can break it free, but today it wasn’t budging. Tried soaking it in vinegar with no luck, then WD40 with no luck. Back in the vinegar it went while we went out. It came apart like nothing was wrong when we got home.

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Our White Swamp Milkweed Is Doing Really Well In Pots

Just for shits, I stuck some of the milkweed plants I started from seeds in pots that we had lying around the other year. They’ve come back up in those pots since. This spring they seem to be doing really well in the pots.

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Our Pink Swamp Milkweed Is Coming Up

Our original milkweed was supposed to be pink but it turned out to be white. The monarchs still loved it. We saw pink milkweed last summer and bought some to plant. That was late in the season so we weren’t sure if it’d grow bt it is sprouting now.

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My Greenhouse At My Nan And Pop's House

Something reminded me of my greenhouse at Pop’s house growing up. I loved plants and he built that thing for me out of scrap wood and windows. I loved it.

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We Planted Milkweed

We have been wanting to plant milkweed for a couple of years now. We finally found some and planted it in our front yard. Last spring, we actually had monarch butterflies and caterpillars on it.

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We Found A Toad Hiding Under The Hose

It’s always great to see unexpected wildlife coexisting with humans. Today we spotted this toad under the hose.

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Bumblebee On Our Swamp Milkweed

We searched and searched for butterfly weed last year but wound up only finding swamp milkweed. It came back up this year. We don’t have any monarchs yet but a bumble bee found it and has been hanging out on it all day.

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Milkweed Seeds

Last fall I gathered a bunch of milkweed seeds from the pods on our plants. I thought it was worth a try to try to grow some. It took forever for them to sprout but they eventually did after I had given up.

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Surprising Amount Of Peppers From Our Garden

We had more peppers from our garden than we ever expected. It really surprised us. Hopefully, they taste delicious too!

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