So you know how I had that whole list of things I was going to do on Saturday? Yeah. Not so much.
I did get laundry done. I did get some vacuuming done (main floor only). I made it to the grocery store yesterday and picked up a few things. The kids didn’t go out on their bikes because it’s just too cold and the boy has a minor sore throat.
But the bulbs. Oh, the bulbs. I picked out the spot where I wanted to plant my 150 bulbs, and upon digging in found only clay and rocks. A lot of rocks. And not itty bitty rocks, but some the size of my fingers, or my fist. Shovel-stoppers. There was no way I would be able to dig 150 holes and bury the bulbs.
So after some brief Internet research I decided to go for a container garden. I had $75 in gift cards at my disposal, so I headed to Lowe’s and stocked up on potting soil and containers of various sizes. Came home and got to work. Out of 8 containers in all, I got three done. I got three others halfway done and ran out of potting soil. Tonight I’ll head back to Lowe’s for 2 more bags of potting soil and a bag of mulch and I’ll be able to finish up the rest and store them all in our shed for the next 8-10 weeks.
I just hope this works and that the bulbs will flower. And if they do, you know I’ll take pictures. I have high hopes but low expectations. We’ll see what happens!
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