it's that time of year

it's that time of year

a middle tennessee garden blog

finding beauty in the natural things around us makes for one happy self and a lovely life. ~marmee

dash home farm, leiper's fork, tennessee

Friday, March 6, 2009


new life!
well 4 days in and i have my first
sprouts showing.
indeed a very exciting day.

have a wonderful warm weekend.


Roses and Lilacs said...

Good luck with your seeds. I may try a few indoors too. Most people seem to be using the pellets.

Deb said...

Seeing the first signs of the seeds poking through is so exciting!
Have a great weekend.

Cheryl said...

Hi Marmee......any new growth is is that time of year, we are all itching to get our hands in the soil.....

Have a peaceful and happy weekend.....

tina said...

Gotta love that! The seeds are very happy to sprout so fast. Have a great weekend.

Susie said...

Well that certainly didn't take very long. Don't you just love that?!?!?

Darla said...

Very exciting, what type of sprout is it?

Meems said...

Hi Marmee,
Well, it doesn't take long does it! Those seeds just want to become plants... the marvel of the seed given just a bit of nourishment and the right conditions.

My little garden is sprouting up everywhere too... so much to see and do this time of year.
Hope you are enjoying your warming trend.
Love you,
Meems @ Hoe and Shovel

marmee said...

you should try the seeds indoors, it is so much fun when winter is still outside. i am using the pellets and biodegradeable containers that we added organic seed mix. i wanted to see the difference.

marmee said...

thanks deb, i love seeing the green even in a small sprout.
hope you have a lovely weekend too.

marmee said...

yes cheryl,
itching, wanting, hoping, to get out there soon and put our hands in the dirt is so right.
we are starting to rake and till the garden areas today so the weekend is already great and we are just getting started.
hope you have a lovely weekend.

marmee said...

tina, i am loving that they are poppin up so fast. it is great to see the new life indoors.
i bought a pothos plant yesterday to enjoy indoors along side the sprouts.
happy warm weekend.

marmee said...

i do love that so much. my first year in a while doing it. also growing sprouts in a jar to eat. yummy.

marmee said...


that little darling sprout is a green zinnia called envy. i love green flowers.

marmee said...

it is all so exciting to watch a little seed you give some dirt and water, grow.
just as you said "the marvel of the seed given just a bit of nourishment and the right conditions."
this warmer weather makes everything seem possible...hope.
i scrubbed down the back porch and all the patio furniture yesterday in hopes we will be using it in the next few days.

Rissalee said...

That sprout is so cute! I wonder if garden things and plants and such can be termed "cute," but really - that little guy is so cute!! Glad you're seeing growth so soon after your effort - that's got to be rewarding.

marmee said...

oh rissa,
i am glad to see your pretty face back on here. hope your siesta was nice.
i think "cute" describes it to a tee.
i've got many more sprouts now and they are all adorable.

TC said...

Ahhh! What better image do I need to signal the return of warm weather? We're waiting on a few seeds to arrive before we start our flats.

joey said...

Isn't new life amazing, Marmee! I'm getting quite anxious for spring, love watching new growth poke through the earth.

Dani said...

It's so exciting watching the little seeds make their way!

marmee said...

very cool, it was fun put my hands in the little bits of dirt.

marmee said...

i am soooo ready for spring too. having the sprouts around makes it seem like it is going to happen soon.

marmee said...

lots of the sprouts are poking thru now and they are all different, it is very cool seeing them.