United States Edition

2 days, 40 plants = satisfaction + sunburn

Sunday, 06 May 12 Cloudy 31°C / 88°F

On Saturday, I transplanted all the garden plants I had sown from seed to our farm garden. My husband did the staking and put up the trellis for our green beans while I planted the tomatoes, melons and the one lone cucumber plant that survived. A very hot day that resulted in sunburn on my shoulders. Today, I put on some sunblock. I wish I would have remembered to do that yesterday.

Today, I planted 6 different types of Coleus in 2 containers against the ugly cinder block garage wall. Then I planted 3 containers of Serena purple angelonia, baby duck petunias & alyssum to put on my deck. I can hardly wait to see the plants in all 5 containers all grown & filled out!

I forgot my phone/camera yesterday but I did take pictures today. Now I am very tired but very satisfied with everything I accomplished. It is supposed to rain here off and on for the next 3 days so I will have time to recover & get some neglected housework done.


This entry is about

Day 0


Lobularia maritima

Day 2

Petunia, Baby Duck


Day 2

Angelonia, Serena Purple


Day 1


Solenostemon scutellarioides


  • Silbennil

    Silbennil wrote:

    It was a great day in this area for gardening. Here’s to a beautiful, fruitful summer!

    Posted on 07 May 12 (about 3 years ago)

  • Tralamander

    Tralamander wrote:

    Great choices! I love coleus. :)

    Posted on 07 May 12 (about 3 years ago)

  • naveel

    naveel wrote:

    Your coleus arrangement looks beautiful! I love those plants :) Sounds like you had a very productive day!

    Posted on 07 May 12 (about 3 years ago)

Like to add a comment? You'll need to sign up for a free account, or log in if you're already a member.



North Bend, OH 45052

United States

Previous Journals

Later Journals

  • This is the latest journal.



Planet Green logo

Folia provides a user-friendly dashboard tool to help users know what plants are being sown and harvested, as well as weather forecasts, seed organizing, and photo organizing so that your garden can grow at its best.

More buzz about us...

Latest Activity

Folia Badges and Widgets

Folia Blog Widgets

Want some super cool badges to stick on your blog? What about a funky widget that shows everyone what you are growing? Sounds like you need to get over to our Goodies page pronto!

Tour | About | Help & Support | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Community Guidelines | Goodies

Homegrown by Nic & Nath All photos and content © their respective owners.

Free Gardening database | Free garden organizer | Vegetable garden software | Mobile gardening app

Popular Plants: Tomato | Sweet pepper | Chili pepper | Basil | Bean | Carrot | Cucumber | Rose | Lettuce | Onion | Strawberry | Daylily | Spinach | Potato | Radish

View original on