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Thursday, May 4, 2023

Bonuses From the Garden

I'm busy planting and transplanting my vegetable garden this week. On Wednesday I moved small seedlings from tiny planting cells into larger planting cells for more root room while they get big enough to not be devoured by slugs.

As I transplanted these seedlings, I also thinned the varieties. As a result, I ended up with enough lettuce thinnings for a large family salad,

enough celery thinnings for a pot of vegetable soup,

and a few small basil leaves to add to pasta sauce. 

I try to use every last edible bit that I grow.

Hoping you have a lovely weekend!


  1. You are champion of the, "Waste not, want not" phrase! Hope you have a good weekend, too.

    1. I don't know about a champion, Live and Learn. But I do try not to waste, as you never really can be sure of what the future might bring. I could have a bad lettuce crop and not get any garden lettuce -- no one can be certain.
      Have a great rest of your Sunday!


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