I planted the garden, but it was haphazard. I found it very difficult to work around the straw that I put down for mulch. But last year's "no mulch" plan did not work well. I have noticed a lot of straw seedlings. Oh boy.
Everything was planted but it is sporadic and wild. I am anxious to see how the plants come up. I am going to be working the seedlings into the mix by mid May. By then I should have an idea of how things are growing and as my beets, spinach, and peas fade away, the trombocino squash, watermelons, cantaloupe, and cucumbers will take over their space.
I will be planting runner beans near the tomatoes (no bush beans this year, for the first time EVER) and plan to keep the hay straw in place as a mulch. I put down copious amounts of rabbit manure last fall and will be getting Sea Kelp for mother's day (shhh.... it's a surprise!) I am hoping to increase the fertility issues we've suffered in the past.
I know from last year not to look for my asparagus until mid May - plus it was moved last year. I am still hoping it transplanted well and will be successful this year and in the future.
Like always....we'll have to wait and see....