Random Thoughts

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 »