Our Summer Garden

This weekend John and I got our summer garden started! Planting something (and hopefully not killing it) is part of my 30 Before 30 project and John has wanted a container garden for a long time.

On Sunday we went to Pemberton Farms which is a lovely local grocer/garden center. We bought a potted Roma tomato plant and a smaller garlic plant.


When we got home we found the best spot for our garden – the western corner of our front porch. It gets sun pretty much all day and the porch bars will keep out critters.


We had to repot the garlic plant into a bigger container so the roots could grow with lots of room. It took no time at all.


We added a wire cone to our tomato plant so the branches have something to grab on to. We lined up our plants, gave them all a good water, and said a prayer that they don’t die.


John spent the rest of the day obsessively checking on the plants like you would a newborn. Day 1 was a success though and I’ll keep posting with their progress.


Close ups of our garlic, Roma tomatoes, and herb garden (including basil, dill, parsley, thyme, and oregano):


About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, cereal, going to shows, scarves, kettlecorn, Gwen Stefani, yoga, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.
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4 Responses to Our Summer Garden

  1. Can’t wait to see those tomatoes!!

  2. craftosaurus says:

    Awesome! Go plants, go!

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