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Sunday, May 19, 2013
This weekend was all about positioning for next weekend. Well, maybe. See, normally, I can do my summer planting over Memorial Day weekend (the trigger other than date I look for is blooming iris). But it's been cold this Spring. So much so that the gardening columnist in the local Sunday paper recommended waiting until June 1 to plant this year. Now, I do have a pretty decent warmer microclimate going in the side garden, so I might be ok to plant there next week. But, I don't want to spend a bunch of money on vegetable plants and then have to rebuy them, so we'll see. The iris are at least budding, so if they are indeed blooming next week, I might give it a go.
So, I'm at least set to plant next weekend. I've got the back yard bunched up and leveled out, and the pots for the veggies in the side garden are in position. So it's up to the weather now. I'll just have to wait and see.