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Garden Photos



Welcome to another edition of Frugal Gardening 101 – The Busy Mom’s Guide!

Each Wednesday throughout the spring and summer I will be collaborating with Amy’s Finer Things [3]and Getting Freedom [4] to show you how even busy moms on a budget can garden!

We had quite a rain storm a couple of nights ago, which knocked down a large tree in our back yard. Fortunately, nothing was damaged, and our garden got a good soaking.


Here are my bush beans, which have been my quickest growers.


Tomatoes are looking good!


“Shouldn’t you be hunting mice?”


Here is the layout we have in the raised beds [9]my husband built.


And here is how those 3 beds are in relation to the rest of our garden area. You can see that we have a lot of trees, so we just made the best use we could of the morning sun. (This photo was taken at about 6:30pm.)

Well, what about you?

Are you ready to share your gardening successes, failures, moments of clarity, how to’s, or what not to do’s? Each Wednesday, Frugal Gardening 101 will be a linky where YOU can show us what you’ve been up to in YOUR GARDEN.

You can join the fun with these simple steps: