and Veggie Failure (maybe) (probably)
This afternoon I happened to visit our local Murdoch's which is the home of baby chicks and baby ducklings.
Of course I had to say hello to all the peep peeps and quack quacks.
And then I noticed something.
Rhode Island Red baby chicks are rust colored.
Bunny had New Hampshire Reds.
They are related, the New Hampshire Reds were bred from Rhode Island stock.
But I hate that I misled everyone.
This is what Bunny's chickens will actually grow up to look like:
A little lighter in color than the Rhode Island Reds.
Glad I could clear that up.
It has been ten days since I planted my seeds for tomatoes and bell peppers.
Maybe I should have listened to the nice man at Wal- Mart regarding planting days.
Or followed the lunar cycle for planting seeds according to their Zodiac signs. (Huh?)
Anyway, this is what the seedlings look like:
Very nice pots of damp potting soil.
And nothing else.
Yup. Nothing. Nada. Zip. Zilch.
Not even a hint of a seedling peeping out.
I think I need to go back to Kindergarten and try the lima bean trick.
You know- a jar, a paper towel and a lima bean.
Certainly I could get THAT to sprout.
If a 6 year old can do this, certainly I can, too.
But I'm giving this batch a few more days.Maybe it has just been too cool.
That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
On the positive side, I am heading to Breckenridge for the day to see the Ice Castle.
That's not really on the original list but is part of my "explore the castles of Colorado" experience.
And I will be heading back to Texas for the girls' Spring Break and while there will take a side trip to New Orleans. No. 21: Go to brunch is on the schedule for that trip.
Everyone have a great weekend. That's my plan.