wine on the keyboard

April 2014

The Making of a Garden

by Kay~Kacey on 4/1/2014

I’m finally going to get my garden and I am SO excited!!

Here is SuperGuy playing working with his tractor. He rode the tractor all day…I raked gravel in place all day. I cannot move…
Tractor in garden

We’re going to do raised bed gardens with gravel pathways between the beds. The garden is in a clay-mucky-area. We’re adding 12 inch boards on top of these base boards.
raised bed gardening

I’m driving SuperGuy a bit nuts. I want to do organic. Everything organic. So we’re using cedar $ boards instead of treated pine.
cedar for garden

Luckily, SuperGuy thought to have the builder put in a spigot up by where we wanted the garden. Nice, close water! (And I think the spigot looks cute, too!)
the spigot

Oh, here is one of the gardeners 😉 I had on muck boots, but changed to those classy crocs… Don’t you love my hat?? I do!

We’re making 4 4×8 beds, and 2 4×4 higher beds. Then, once the fence is in, we’ll have 18 inch beds all along the fence on the inside.
the raised garden beds

This is where we rest and drink beer um, water 😉
garden resting spot

My pretty, pretty garden. Just needs the dirt now…and the fence to keep out the deer.
view of a garden

I’ll be sure to keep you updated on our progress. After all this work, I hope we’re successful gardeners!