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Five Things Friday

Tomato seedlings

The five little things that made my week…

1. The smell of tomato leaves on my hands. Always makes me think of summer, even though June is still a ways away.

Transplanting tomato seedlings

2. Transplanting tomato seedlings into larger pots. (They’ll be transplanted once more before they go in the ground this spring — learn why and how to do this.)

Spring radish

3. Spring means… spring radishes! Here’s a beautiful French Breakfast ready for harvest.


4. Another sign of spring. Some people see weeds, I see bottomless jars of pesto.

Blueberry flowers

5. I spy lots of blueberries in my future!

Linda Ly About Author

I'm a plant lover, passionate road-tripper, and cookbook author whose expert advice and bestselling books have been featured in TIME, Outside, HGTV, and Food & Wine. The No-Waste Vegetable Cookbook is my latest book. Garden Betty is where I write about modern homesteading, farm-to-table cooking, and outdoor adventuring — all that encompass a life well-lived outdoors. After all, the secret to a good life is... Read more »


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    February 21, 2014 at 2:51 pm

    I love FTF generally, but especially when it’s pictures from your garden. 🙂

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    February 21, 2014 at 7:10 am

    As our piles of snow are being decimated by rain and the wind is howling, this looks unreal in a wonderful way. :-). Have a great weekend.


    • Linda Ly
      Linda Ly
      February 21, 2014 at 7:17 pm

      Stay warm and safe! I’ll wish for an early spring for you!


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