Starting the Garden

Yes, it’s a little early, but we have the garden started. I wanted to make sure the pepper plants got big enough to produce some fruit before it gets cold in the fall, so I started them early. This is what they looked like in early September; now they are outside in our “greenhouse”, so I don’t see them every day.IMG_1808

I set out Bok Choi, kohlrabi, broccoli and cauliflower that I started, the other day when we had a warm spell. It’s turned cold and rainy now, but the little plants look great, at least what I can see of them from the kitchen window (the middle window you can see in this picture; the window on the left is a bedroom, and the one on the right is the laundry). Mr. Sweetie had fun with my camera while I was transplanting.

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Little Miss had fun crawling around on the grass while I worked in the garden.

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Mr. Imagination had fun running in the dirt, and Mr. Intellectual was working on a project.

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Mr. Inventor’s ducks have been eating the lettuce and Swiss Chard that I had growing, so we informed him last week that his ducks would be locked out of the yard/garden, or eaten. He got busy putting up a duck-proof fence, and then herded them out.

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Here is the beautiful tom turkey again. I know I’ve posted a lot of pictures of him—I love watching him display!

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Mr. Imagination on the trampoline.

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Mr. Imagination picked me a bouquet of daffodils!

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These ducks wanted back in the yard!

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About NZ Filbruns

A home-school family living in New Zealand, with a desire to share what Christ has done for us.
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