Acquisitions

The Rest of my Plant Order

– Posted in: Acquisitions

This is a continuation of the post started on May 4th. Over the past couple of days it's dawned on me that my plant acquiring habits have changed. When I started out gardening, I drew a map of my first bed to scale and decided on a color scheme. Then I looked through the catalogs [...]

Santa came today

– Posted in: Acquisitions

Okay, it wasn't really Santa Claus. It was just the mail lady and the UPS man, bringing my two plant orders of the season on the same day. But I felt the same excitement I had felt as a kid on Christmas morning as I made my way down the stairs, wondering if Santa had [...]

Betrayal!!

– Posted in: Acquisitions, Seeds and Seed Starting

Only I'm still trying to figure out whether I feel like I've betrayed Johnny's or that Johnny's has betrayed me. One way or the other, one of us has been betrayed. I'm ordering most of my seeds from a different company this year!!! Aren't you shocked? I'm shocked. I always order from Johnny's. Teman has [...]

Bulb mania

– Posted in: Acquisitions, Garden chores

I have planted 400 crocuses (half vernus), 60 daffodils (Tete a Tete and Earlicheer (20ct on sale for no money at Wayside)), 100 iris reticulata(Harmony), and about 15 hyacinths (L'Innocense) so far. Tomorrow I get my Brent and Beckys order - 50 N. Sweetness and 50 N. some early blooming jonquil linnaeus or campernelli something, [...]

Garden Desire

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Just got a huge bag of lovely daffodils, 100 dn1 for $15. I should be able not only to finish the row along the side of the quonset barn but put in a row in the lavender field and share a bunch with Mom as well. A lady saw me loading them into the truck [...]