A little surprise in my garden….

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Today I went out to my little box garden and discovered a surprise – a few garlic shoots!

 

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Look how sweet they are. Telling me that spring is coming. Filling my cold toes with hope of warm summer days.

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Now, I planted about 12 garlic seeds this fall. Really nice big fat organic garlic too no less.  I planted them in nice rows, after googling and reading all there is to know about growing garlic online.

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As soon as I walked away from the garden and went inside my dog came and thought – ooh she must have hid treats for me in the ground. So he dug around and messed up all my planting! I was so frustrated at that point (that dog…THAT DOG – arrggg!) I figured that I wouldn’t get any garlic since he probably ate them all. And I wasn’t about to go digging around again to try and find all the seeds.

So when I saw these beauties coming up out of the ground (only about 4-5 of them..) I was just thrilled to pieces.

Now it’s time for me to do some spring yard cleanup and prepare/design my garden plans again this year.

Did you plant garlic this fall? Do you have any little shoots coming up yet?3 Comments

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Comments

  1. In his defense he might havebeen thinking he or she was trying to help you dig-lol- Your doggies face is so priceless and cute like the ones you see in the magazines.
    Have a joyfull weekend,your loyal website couponer.
    Jenna

  2. My dogs ate some of my cherry tomatoes as well, I got them from home depot (i cheated because I started planting late) they got so very big the overwhelmed the steak tomatoes, so we donated to the ladies at church, they were a hit with salads for bbq’s.
    If I lived in WA state still I would say you would def have a doggy babysitter :).

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