2016 Garden Update #6: The Garden is Growing, Well, Sprouting!

We have growth in the garden! I went out today to check on the garden, and we have quite a few things starting to pop up! We have made a few additions to it since I have posted on here. I have been reading about “scrap gardening” and have been planting some things that are scraps from the kitchen and those are starting to grow as well. The banana trees are growing, we added some new herbs, and I also got some celery from someone else in the neighborhood who had too much growing in their garden.

Tyler loves to help water the garden
Tyler loves to help water the garden
He keeps most of the water in the garden
He keeps most of the water in the garden

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Peppers from seeds I planted out of store-bought peppers I used for a dinner
Peppers from seeds I planted out of store-bought peppers I used for a dinner
Green onion growing from the planted bulbs of some I got from our produce co-op basket
Green onion growing from the planted bulbs of some I got from our produce co-op basket
Onion growing from the bottom of a store-bought onion
Onion growing from the bottom of a store-bought onion
Garlic I planted from the cloves of a store-bought bulb
Garlic I planted from the cloves of a store-bought bulb
We added sweet mint and garlic to the herb garden (the top left is still empty)
We added sweet mint and garlic to the herb garden (the top left is still empty)
The celery I got from a neighbor and some of the other plants growing
The celery I got from a neighbor and some of the other plants growing
We bought a small tomato starter from the store and planted it among the seeds
We bought a small tomato starter from the store and planted it among the seeds
A little hard to see, but there are some sprouts in there! The front is carrots, middle is broccoli, and back is onion
A little hard to see, but there are some sprouts in there! The front is carrots, middle is broccoli, and back is onion
A view of the full garden and herb garden together
A view of the full garden and herb garden together
Justin bought me a blackberry bush a few months ago, it started as just a tiny twig but is starting to grow now
Justin bought me a blackberry bush a few months ago, it started as just a tiny twig but is starting to grow now
The banana trees have obviously taken root and are growing
The banana trees have obviously taken root and are growing
We moved this orange tree from another place in the yard when we moved in and it has almost doubled in size
We moved this orange tree from another place in the yard when we moved in and it has almost doubled in size

Also, we had one of the baby birds hatch!
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