I was not feeling so great yesterday but after a talk with Michael and lots of coffee, I got up, I got dressed (kind of), and I got in the car and out into the sunshine and headed out to buy some jalapeno pepper plants.
|jalapeno pepper plant|
I've never planted jalapeno peppers before because frankly, they aren't my favorite. Nor Michael's. But my friend Kera traded me a jar of her home canned "cowboy candy" (sweet and hot jalapeno peppers) for a jar of my home canned dill pickles. A few days ago, I ate cowboy candy on triscuits with cream cheese until I almost popped. And it was
Yesterday morning, I thought about that cowboy candy and how, if I planted some hot peppers now, I could put up tons of cowboy candy this fall. And that thought was enough to get me out of the house.
It. is. that. good.
So I bought three plants and I squeezed them into my crowded raised beds. Not the best plan for a good harvest.
|basil is happy in the raised bed this year|
I love a man with a backup plan!
When I don't know what else to do, sometimes I plant things in the ground.
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