First Time Gardening Fuck Ups

Excuse my language? I guess? I don’t know how else to convey it. Simply put, we’ve fucked up a few things. I mean, really shit the bed. Some of them are recoverable but some of them will derail a few of our plans. I am calling all of our rookie mistakes learning experiences, because Bob Ross would say something like that.

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A Garden Update

Hello friends! I thought it would be nice to give you a bit of a garden update. We’ve had a lot of activity lately and I’m excited to show off our work. I wanted to go outside this morning and take a bunch of nice, fresh pictures for you, but unfortunately it is rainy, cloudy, and awful outside.

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Starting Our Seeds

Last year when we moved into our new house, it was already the beginning of June which left us no time to make raised beds, order seeds, and start the seeds in time for harvest, so I started a little herb garden instead. I went to Home Depot and bought some dirt, some plants, and some pots to see if A. I had the skills to pay the bills, as it were, and B. anything would grow in Ohio during the summer.

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My Vegan Journey: How I Got Here

Before we get into the fun stuff (seed planting, tiny sprouts, bed building, dirty finger nails, etc.), I think I need to take a minute to tell you how I became vegan and why. Because obviously, if you’re not open to veganism, this blog won’t be for you. I make and talk about vegan food here, so if you’re vegan, vegetarian, or curious about introducing more plant-based meals into your diet, I’m doing this for you!

This story was originally posted on my book blog, which you can check out here.

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