How I played in the dirt today:
Planted begonias, dusty miller, petunias, and dianthus in my front bed. The begonias are the dark purplish-red and the dianthus is a variegated red/white. I planted white, dark purple, and variegated white/purple petunias. Then I scattered a wildflower seed mix into the rest of the bed just for something surprising. I pulled out the early Spring weeds. My hostas are looking good and my mums are just going to be huge.
In the back vegetable gardens, I put 4 broccoli and 4 cabbage plants into the ground. I bought them on a whim. Never tried to grow either of those before and figured what the hell. I planted a second line of spinach seed (the first was two weeks ago) so that I can hopefully spread out the harvest some. Started corn, carrots, pumpkins, watermelon, and eggplant by seed in the greenhouse. I know it is a little early for the pumpkins, but my boys picked out those seeds and so I had to let them plant some. I saved most of the seed for later.
My zukes and squash have just gone gangbusters, pushing out of their little peat cylinders with spidery roots so I chose the four healthiest sets from each and potted it in a larger cup. Thinned out my turnips, they were crowding each other. I only really grow them for the greens, but I still need a good set if I’m going to eat up a mess.
I love the musty damp living smell of a greenhouse.
Peppers. I should have bought peppers.