🌱 #GetGrowing: What to Plant & When in Wyoming

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Sure, modern man has made gathering fruits, vegetables and plants as easy as running down to the nearest Walmart.

But growing and harvesting your own food can be beneficial in many ways, even if it’s just the satisfied feeling of watching your work and care pay off.

If trying to grow anything in Wyoming leaves you feeling:

 

 

trust me, you’re not alone. 

While I can’t say that I’ve had a ton of personal success seeing my gardening goals manifest, I did harvest enough potatoes and onions to make potato salad once and that was pretty cool.

I have an inkling that some of you might also enjoy the idea of garden therapy and may appreciate a bit of guidance to help ensure the vitality of your endeavors; so I went ahead and compiled some resources for us all. 👍👍

As previously mentioned I am not an expert and do not claim that I can personally verify the accuracy of these suggestions. (yet)

When to Plant What

Planting schedules and calendar by usfeeds.com HERE.

How/Where to Plant & How to Maintain

Suggested planning and maintenance tips HERE.

According to the map and guide provided by usfeed.com there are a few veggies that we can start nurturing indoors now to transplant once the snow retreats back to hell where it came from.

For most planting, April – May is going to be ideal. But hey, you won’t be able to say you didn’t have enough time for planning! 😉

 

SIDE NOTE:

My mom has these pretty purple bushes on her front lawn that are literally CRAWLING with bees every year. When I ask her why she doesn’t just get rid of them I always get the same reply “I’m doing my part to save the bees.”

Well, this one’s for her, and I guess could maybe stand in as part of me doing my “part”. (?)

What to Plant to Help Save the Bees

7 Plants to Help Honey Production HERE.

Now that we have a place to start, I want to know:

What are your tried and true tips/tricks for green thumbery in Wyoming?

#LETUSKNOW: 💌 Shoot an email to lindsay@sweetwaternow.com

I can’t wait to hear from you!