We had a family outing yesterday. I can’t believe it has been 3 years since we went to the Stark Bros. Nursery last. We came home with a truck full of awesome plants.
My wife got the best ferns ever. They are in 12 inch hanging baskets, but are so big and bushy they are about 4 feet wide. It might be a pain to keep them watered. I wonder if we could get them a bigger hanging pot?
I came home with an apple tree that is going to be espaliered. I wanted a McIntosh, but they didn’t have that variety, so I settled for Honey Crisp, which is also delicious. I have room for 2 espaliered apple trees, so I’ll add the McIntosh later. I got the bottom two rows of training wires set up against my back yard fence on the inside, but we still need to plant the tree. That will probably happen tomorrow evening. I really hope this works out, but I think it will. I’ve done a lot of reading and have a good grasp on the concept and process.
I also bought some six packs of tomato seedlings, because I killed most of mine in the seed starting room this year by overwatering them. I have backup seeds started, but they haven’t even germinated yet.
It was an excellent weekend outing and was just what we needed to make a cool overcast day better.