Image by BenSpark via FlickrOne of these things was the creation of a vegie patch so that we could reduce our reliance on store-bought produce. Unfortunately, the way things work around here is that I suggest an idea, PK vetoes it, then he sees someone else doing it/hears them rave about it and then he presents the idea back to me as his own. Grr! The vegie patch idea was approved after PK saw his brother attempting a similar thing.
I had suggested earlier in 2010 that we purchase a raised bed to grow some vegetables in, but after PK saw his bro's DIY pallet-bed, he decided we could achieve the same thing. So one weekend, we turned a couple of these:
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|Vegie Patch November 2010|
In the interest of full disclosure, we also had to replace the lettuces and half of the bok choy plants didn't make it either. We made the mistake of thinking we could get it all done in one weekend, so had the seedlings sitting out in the summer sun for too long. And some of them wilted beyond saving :( But the rest of them! Phwoar! Look at them go!
|Vegie Patch December 2010|