Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Our garden is planted. We planted several varieties of tomatoes, basil, peas, chives, onions, cucumbers and brussels sprouts.

Great start--when you will start picking veggies?
LGrant   Sunday, May 16, 2010
Usually around July.
Bill Pearch   Sunday, May 16, 2010
Nice! It looks like your chives are blooming. Are they from last year? I have some that come back year after year. I don't see a gate - how do you get in there?
stheinz   Sunday, May 16, 2010
Yes, they are from last year. The wire is loose enough that we can climb inside. We're both just tall enough that it isn't a problem.
Bill Pearch   Monday, May 17, 2010
What animals are you trying to keep out of your garden? It looks you are trying to keep deer and rabbits out, but I know you probably don't those varmin in Springfield.
BeanCounter37   Monday, May 17, 2010
Bean, I don't live anywhere near Springfield. I live in Elmhurst, Illinois. My house is 16 miles away from the Sears Tower. We are trying to keep rabbits, groundhogs and raccoons out of our garden.
Bill Pearch   Monday, May 17, 2010
Bill, didn't I ask you one time if Fred Lorenzen, an early NASCAR driver, wasn't from Elmhurst? I believe he drove a car sponsored by Elmhurst Ford, does this ring a bell or you too young to remember.
BeanCounter37   Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Yes, he did live in Elmhurst. I must admit. I was too young to remember him and I don't watch NASCAR.
Bill Pearch   Tuesday, May 18, 2010
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