My Birthday Present

I wanted to share one last thing from my birthday celebration this month.  If you have been on this blog very long, you might have seen my vegetable garden over the years. We started this garden back in 2012, and it has evolved through the years as different needs arise.


We put green mesh around it to try to keep out the wild rabbits in our neighborhood.


The rabbits got through that mesh, so we moved on to chicken wire.


I have grown a variety of plants, okra being my favorite to grow, but we have also planted tomatoes, corn, peppers, squash, even lettuce.  And we always manage to grow a few herbs here and there, mainly basil.

But this year, I wanted a bigger garden, one that not only kept out the rabbits, but also our loveable dogs and possibly even the birds (cause they always get our tomatoes.  So Michael started to build.


Notice the heap of grass that used to be our vegetable garden.  Last year, we just let it grow out because I wanted to do something different this year.

And here’s where we are so far.


Michael spent an entire weekend building these cedar raised beds.  Soon we will fill them with dirt, and maybe plant a couple of hearty herbs.  I look forward to growing more vegetables in the garden next year.

Do you like to garden?

5 thoughts on “My Birthday Present

  1. Joshua

    That is a great garden bed. I am sure you will get a lot of enjoyment out of it.
    I do love to garden, and this is a great time of year. Plants are growing like crazy and there are veggies to pick every day.

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