Wednesday, April 7, 2010

How does your garden grow?

I've been seeing many facebook posts from friends about starting their gardens. "It's spring!" they all say. Well, down here, it's always growing season! The ground is warm, the sun bright, and fertile volcanic soil doesn't hurt. Drew and Nick helped Halle clear a plot for a garden this past week and planted on Easter Sunday. They're calling it the Resurrection Garden. I've taken to calling Drew our jardinerito (little gardener). He loves to go out and check on the garden and to water the seeds. I took a video of him giving a tour of the garden plot, but it was too windy and the sound didn't turn out well. We'll have to retry later this week. In the meantime, enjoy some pictures of clearing the land and setting up the plot.

Much of the back property where the garden is is covered in weeds and brush. That first had to be cleared before preparing the soil.

Nick works to clear some land.

Drew took most of the pictures of the work, so I took one of him in his garden gear.

The boys... proud of their work!


  1. Cool! Can't wait to see pictures of the garden full of veggie goodness!

  2. That soil looks very hard to dig in. Good job, boys!