(i am about a month and a half behind on potager posts. in order to have things make sense in the future, i am going to play catch up in the next few days. basically, you will be inundated with all things garden if you choose to visit our blog this weekend. go here for past updates.)
so our seeds germinated and began their plant infancy. these guys grow super fast. pretty fun to watch the changes day by day. once the second set of leaves (or first set of true leaves) began to develop, we potted up the seedlings.
luca picked out a few plants to be in charge of for this year. bell peppers made the list.
we saved plastic pots from previous years' purchases and sterilized them with a 1:10 bleach and warm water solution). these will be nice and roomy for the root growth.
look at how tiny it is? in just three months, we will be picking big ol' bell peppers from this plant. crazy. still awestruck by the whole process.
he had such a tender touch. but the camera didn't pick up his green thumbs.
and the work is always more fun with a little helper watching and cooing you on.
after repotting, we watered them with a fish emulsion fertilizer and let them sun outside since the days were so warm that week.
you know what is so great? doing this with our kiddos. i love that we get to learn new skills and share new experiences together.