If you have ever been to my house, you know that none of my plants are living, there is occasionally some fresh cut flowers, but that is where it ends.
I learned a long time ago I indeed have two black thumbs of death. I have been given plants, being told there is no way you can kill this one, they can last a long time without water – but what happens when you water them too much?
Hubby and I have tried, we like the look of plants, we once bought a beautiful big plant to fill a corner in our house and ‘green’ it up a bit while we were trying to sell it.
A month later we see a few bugs – and instantly that plant was outside. Both of us have absolutely no patience for bugs.
There is one thing I was able to do – once I planted basil by seed and got a beautiful pot full of fresh basil, but at some point in time it died (probably because I ate it all and I have no idea how to use enough to keep it still growing, but not all of it to kill it).
So when a friend, a fellow black thumb of deather, told me she was planting a vegetable garden this year and I should too, I started thinking, hmmm, maybe I could change to a green thumb, not all green – maybe just a dark green.
I will be blogging my whole gardening experience, if you remember this post, I commented on how much I hated my parent’s garden while growing up. This whole experience has been a little scary; I am turning into my parents more and more.
Here are a few before pictures of our yard.