I've been dreaming of summer and gardening since February. I have been watching youtube videos on gardening and dreaming of what I'm going to plant this summer. Last summer was very nasty and rainy the entire season so I never planted the seeds I got. When it is raining my fibromyalgia flairs up and I usually can't get out of bed. I found the seeds I bought last year and I started some sage and some sunflowers. I also spouted some apple seeds and some lemons from store bought fruit. Yesterday I had an avocado and you know I planted that sucker too.
I was looking at seed catalogs but I wasn't finding what I was looking for. We have a very short season here in central Alaska. I read online about Siberian tomatoes that are more hardy and only take 48 days but they weren't in the catalogs. I found some on ebay last night and ordered some.
This year my goal is to try to plant less so I can focus on those things and maybe be able to handle the garden myself. I want to plant peas and beans (which are pretty easy I think) and tomatoes, some loose leaf mixed lettuce and maybe carrots. I've never had luck with carrots so I'd like to try again.
I also want to add some new things to my perennial garden. My whole front yard is all perennials so even though I wasn't able to do anything in my garden last summer the flowers in front took care of themselves and looked great. The lilies are amazing.
oh I just can't wait.