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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

the pot garden

no this isnt about what you think it is

this summer while visiting relatives
a relative said
you want to see my moms pot garden

i thought to myself
i knew medicinal stuff had been voted in
i didnt know you could grow the stuff yet

oh no
she said
its not what you think

off we went to look at the pot garden
granted stuff would love to grow in these pots

as we drove up
there was this line of
well pots full of plants

i must say
like i told her
those are the largest darkest egg plants i have ever seen

i tried to mentally line all these up in my garden at the
country n
i realized when i did it
that she had as much or maybe more stuff growing than
i did in my garden at home
well our old one

there were egg plants
big ones
lots of tomatoes
lots of peppers
lots of cukes
all lined up in a row

why are they sitting up on blocks i asked
to keep the fire ants out she said

of course
i recognized a good garden when i saw one

how did you do this and why
well they are easy to take care of
no weeding plowing hoeing
just water and pick em

she took pots many from feed buckets for cows
drilled holes in the bottom
added this leaf mulch dirt stuff

apparently for years they have piled up leaves
and pine straw up near a big ole pine tree
that stuff has be well slowly composting
all that time
its used to fill up the pots
the plants are planted
they are watered regularly everyday
to keep them from drying out
the hardest thing to do when you pot garden

thats all she does
just add water
rainwater when she can get it

she said the plants like the rainwater better than
the city water system water

i admired that pot garden
i almost well i did get a real high from looking
at them

i had visions of a pot garden
on our new patio here
following this pot gardeners method

best garden ive seen in a while

im sure even willie would have liked this one

the organicgreen doctor

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