I’ve always been a wanna-be gardener.
Problem is my green thumb is more like a black thumb.
I swear you can hear plants scream when I come around so I pretty much gave up on the whole concept.
On a recent trip to Target, all their planters were 50% off…and they were all so pretty…so I decided to give my gardening skills another try.
I loaded up my trunk, hit up Home Depot for some plants and made my self a front porch container garden.
I even remembered a trick I cataloged in the back of my mind. I think I tend to kill plants, not by neglecting them, but giving them too much TLC. Ice cubes are a perfect solution for someone like me who tends to over-water. You can measure the perfect amount of water plus the plants gets waters slower as the ice cubes melt which means less run-off.
(Listen to me talk like I’m an expert. Ha. This is all in concept mind you).
The Mr. also tried his hand at a mini-backyard-farm in the form of two DIY planter boxes.
You may remember this Instagram pic from May:
Fast-forward to July and his experiment is going strong!
He planted about 5 different seeds and only the corn and pumpkins took root.
He’s the cutest farmer I’ve ever seen (although Chris on the Bachelorette is a close contender).
I don’t know what he’s whispering to those plants but he’s saying something…I spied on him the other day.
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