Being a military spouse has given me some challenges in the plant growing department. I seldom live in a climate two years in a row to figure out what works but for this assignment we’ve stayed put for three growing seasons and I’m starting to discover what thrives here and what will make it through the long, hot summer.
There is definitely something to be said in support of heat and humidity in Louisiana. So far my plants are loving this summer’s conditions! Thought I’d bring you a quick visual tour of my attempts with gardening here at the Brant House on Barksdale Air Force Base. I need to do a little bit of replanting and filling in where things have failed but all in all it’s been a successful growing season so far. If I’ve uploaded them correctly all before pictures should be followed by a “where we are now” picture.
One of my favorite additions has been the tiered herb garden in galvanized tubs, something I found on Pinterest. And my favorite space this year is the area the herb garden lives in, right outside my laundry room door. This area was all concrete and starkness all of last summer and just a few months ago. Now it’s one of my favorite spaces outside the house.
Here’s to living somewhere long enough to figure out what to grow where!