Wednesday, March 23, 2011

My Little Garden

I think that if I had a house with a yard that gardening could definitely become a hobby.  I don't really know a whole lot about keeping flowers alive or growing my own produce but I would love to learn.  For the first time I have a balcony that actually gets a decent amount of sunlight so I decided I would try to grow some things on our tine balcony.
I love tomatoes and growing up my dad and I grew our own tomatoes.  I don't know if they'll survive in a pot but I'm hoping they will.  I loooooooove tomatoes!  I already have a few green ones  :)

On the other side of the balcony  I have some green bell peppers and some red bell peppers.  I'm really nervous about these guys.  

And I have my favorite flowers growing over the rails.  I love Gerber Daisies!  They look like happy flowers.

The past few days it has been incredibly windy (so windy, that I feel like I've been out in west Texas again!) and I've watched these flowers completely bend over.  They're doing okay with the wind.  The orange ones have taken the hardest beating it looks like.  They are zip-tied to the railing so they won't accidentally fall over to the people in the pool.  I don't know what I'm going to do if there's a heave storm.  They're going to be hard to get off in a hurry!

It was really windy the day I planted the flowers and there were some people laying out by the pool.  I tried my best not to get soil, water, and stuff on them but I couldn't help it.  They were pretty understanding though.  Next time I water the plants or plant new plants, don't sunbathe right here...

Wish my little garden luck!  

1 comment:

  1. This is SO awesome! I would love to do this with our deck too, but I need to wait awhile first -- snow is still a possibility out here!