Trying Out a New Hobby: Gardening
I have a black thumb. For the most part, anything I’ve ever tried to grow in a “garden” has always died, one way or another. Either I water it too much, or forget about it and don’t water it at all.
I had an opportunity last year to start a garden, I suppose, but I didn’t. Some of the reasons were that I didn’t have the knack for growing things, nor the patience. I also didn’t want my garden to suffer the effects of my dogs running through it and eating everything (and possibly getting sick). I also couldn’t think of a nice spot for the garden.
So, here comes 2021 and it’s almost summer, though, from the temperatures outside, it feels like summer is already here. It was 90 degrees yesterday. I decided to plant 2 tomato plants and a few peppers (from seeds). I planted an indeterminate tomato – “Early Girl”, and a yellow mini cherry tomato, that I bought as seedlings from the Home Depot. I thought about starting from seeds, but I thought I was a little late in the season, as it’s almost already summertime and I wanted to get this started as soon as possible.
I’m not an expert. As I said above, I kill plants more than grow them. But I can’t help be a little excited this year. I hope they grow big and have a lot of fruit to share and freeze.