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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

A kid in a candy store

Today I decided to finally mail some packages for my sister, my friend Kelli and my other friend Jessica. They had been sitting there for weeks because I couldn't bring my lazy ass to go to the post office. Aside from that, I had to go to UPS to pick up something I won from Marvel Comics. Nothing big but Tom got his 5,098 tee-shirt this year. It's pretty cool. I am not sure why they didn't send it parcel post though.

So I also decide to go to Lowe's because I am planning my garden. Now normally I loathe Lowe's. But today I was like a kid in a candy store. I was there for hours looking at gardening gloves and seeds and other cool stuff.

Now let me tell you that I am NOT a gardener. In fact, I normally hate being outside but I am very excited to get a veggie/herb garden this year. When I was little, I remember helping my dad in the garden and loved it. He has a green thumb. Anything he plants grows, I, on the other hand, kill everything. Well okay not everything but I don't have my dad's green thumb. But this year I decided to go forward and try to be productive and grow my own stuff.

Oh and on that note, please keep an eye out in the next week or so. I entered a giveaway for a book called "Choosing Eden." I won but on the condition that once I read the book, I would offer it up in a giveaway on my blog. I am halfway through now and hopefully will finish it this weekend. So I will do a mini giveaway on the condition that the winner must pass it on when he/she is done with it.

Well I am starting my garden with seeds instead of plants. So I bought some starter packs to get the seeds to sprout and am very excited to get started. But I need to do some research to see when I should actually start them. I really hope that somehow my dad's talent has rubbed off on me because I would be thrilled to have some fresh veggies and herbs this summer.

2 comments:

  1. I can't wait to start planting as well. I too have the black thumb and am fearful to get started due to that. Lowes is like a haven to me. I worked there for 3 1/2 years and I'm a total junky for the seasonal area by the garden center. Best of luck to you on your garden. I think if you just pray for your plants and love them it'll work out (at least that's the approach I'm going to take)

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  2. Perhaps your sudden desire to garden is part of Spring fever. I have heard that it is going around. Have a great time with it.

    Becca

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