How does your garden grow?

We started our seeds a few weeks ago.  I know that for a lot of people this seems a little late but here in New England the weather has been crazy and we were hoping it would settle down some.  In March we had a week of almost 90 degree days.  Now that its May, we have had a week of rainy 50 degree days.  It just doesn’t want to make up its mind.
We figured we couldn’t put it off any longer and started tomatoes, onions and peppers in yogurt cups inside the house.  The hang out on a sunny windowsill during the day and snooze on our kitchen table at night.  The window is really drafty and it gets very cold by it once the sun goes down.  We have gotten used to eating dinner surrounded by tiny tomatoes and skinny little onions (the peppers just starting coming up this weekend).
Our over all plan for the garden is to plant all the ingredients for salsa (tomatoes, onions, peppers, cilantro) except garlic because we didn’t get it planted last year and the ingredients for pickles (cucumbers and dill).  We are going to plant more tomatoes than we’ll need for salsa so that the extras can be canned plain for sauce / ketchup.   It doesn’t sound like much, but I get a lot of produce from our two camp gardens.  They keep planting so that each kid can experience it but that means by the time camp ends and Fall rolls around we are up to our ears in squash, beans, and cabbage.  Still, not sure what I’m going to do with them, any ideas?

*I’m linking up to The Morris Tribe and The Homestead Barn Hop


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