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I am getting my plants ready for spring planting and some going to friends.    What you see in the photos is Roma tomato plants in bin and on on shelf, some basil, jalapeño peppers, peppercini peppers, and sweet bell.   I have some seeds germinating for spearmint, peppermint, lemon basil, sweet basil, Thai basil, cinnamon basil, marigold regular and jumbo, tarragon, lavender,

 

my my other seed starter has English daisy, rosemary, sage, summer thyme, Greek oregano, and egg plant that not yet ready for transplanting to small pots yet.  The English daisy, sage, summer thyme should be ready for transplanting next weekend.     

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Wow - you are totally on top of things!  That’s going to be great.  I’ve tried doing peppers and tomatoes in planters because I don’t have enough lawn real estate to give up for a proper garden... but the darn dog eats anything my plants produce before I can get to it anyway, so I gave up. 

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Here is my current plan and additional seeds I am starting,  the flowers are my wife for planting in front and in pots.   I am taking a few germanium,s for  repeling insects.  I also have recently got one set of 2 x (4x4) vita raised beds from Costco that I will set up for herbs and bee friendly flowers.  Also going to try container planting method for potatoes this year.   Ie cover in compost and  as potato plant grows put in my modified mel’s Mix (1/3 grade 1 vermiculite 1/3 Peet Moss, 1/2 compost) to the stem is just above mix and keep adding as it gets taller.

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