Prime Real Estate…

March 6, 2009

It's almost tomato planting time here in Tejas...I'll post some photos of my 7-week old seedlings soon. They'll be going out into the garden in about 2-weeks or so. If you don't have space in the veggie garden, or maybe haven't gotten around to building those new veggie boxes yet, don't fret. You know those nice sunny ornamental beds you have up in the front yard? That's prime real estate baby!

Grab yourself some pretty painted tomato cages this spring (to color coordinate of course with your decor...) and slap those tomato plants down in the front yard. Working some veggies into the ornamental garden can help you take advantage of precious sunlight but still look pretty at the same time.



In this photo from my front yard, 'Celebrity' tomatos in blue cages are planted amongst pretty purple angelonia, ornamental peppers, roses, marigolds, creeping thyme and daylilies. The blue tomato cages look fab with my blue bottle tree...

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