I am mom to; Sailor, Hudson, Linden and wife to my loving husband Chris. We are a military family and therefore always on the move. I enjoy blogging about our little urban homestead, our attachment parenting choices and our adventures as a newly homschooling family.
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Almost everything has made it into the garden, which seeing as I now have 3 kids and one of them is 4 weeks old I am feeling pretty good about it. I don't think it will be as big as last year but hopefully will do just as well.
Okay so I know what you are thinking, WAY to much summer squash!!! But we did not do well with our squash last year so I over planted hoping some would die and some would make it. If they all live we will be putting squash in neighbors mailboxes;)
I do think I will do some corn again this year but I am planning on planting late, after the strawberries have quit. Last year we got our corn the first week of July so I think we will be fine to go a month later.
We also planted an entire raised bed of cutting flowers, this is something my mom has always done and I think it is often over looked. Often fresh flowers are WAY more expensive than vegetables in the grocery store. Therefore I rarely splurge but for a few dollars and with very little effort it is so easy to have your house filled with flowers all summer. Zinnia's are our personal favorite because they produce so many gorgeous flowers in so many different colors.