Posts Tagged ‘seedlings’

I’m not trying to write about things I’ve heard at church particularly, but it seems that these days, I actually have something to comment on. For instance, today, the following verses from Matthew were read:


And as is often the case, I don’t really understand what Jesus is saying. He certainly isn’t suggesting that God is going to take care of us while we do not work, but He is saying that we shouldn’t worry but trust in Him to care for us. But I wonder about the people who aren’t being taken care of, at least humanly speaking. To my eyes, some people are not being taken care of at all. They are starving; they don’t have homes; they don’t have clothes.

Probably there are a lot of mumbo jumbo explanations about what Jesus meant. I still don’t know, but after thinking about it all day long, I think that no matter how things look to our eyes, Jesus is still taking care of us and we can still trust Him somehow. And anyway, what else are we supposed to do?

I don’t know. Someone shed some light here.

Above are most of our seedlings now in plastic cups and growing well.

We took a trip up to Philadelphia yesterday and noticed that three new buildings had been erected near the Schuylkill River since last we visited. Mostly what I feel is that more sun will be blocked out and there may be even less parking spots for people with cars, but I may be wrong on both points. At least they are very shiny 🙂

Small update on our seedlings. Here is what they are looking like now:

We started our tomatoes and here is what we have planted (each container has 4 seeds in it):

Super Sauce Tomatoes (6 pots)
Sunchocola Hybrid Tomato (1 pot)
Brandy Boy Hybrid (3 pots)
Cherokee Purple (1 pot)
Kellogg (1 pot)
Juliet (2 pots)

Today we are starting

Elephant Ear Sweet Peppers (1 pot)
Yellow Pear Tomato (1 pot)
Beefsteak Tomato (1 pot)
Roma Tomato (2 pots)
Brunswick Cabbages (3 pots)

That’s about it. Enjoy your weekend!

First, a picture of some of our pepper & tomato plants coming along, a California Wonder getting ready to flower, and a small lettuce in our simple hydroponics system.

Chicken digging and greedily snatching up worms and other goodies.

Signs of life from our blackberries, strawberries, and curly willow tree. Also our raspberries and dewberries, but my pictures were out of focus and I was too lazy to retake them 🙂

Lastly, some new seedlings on the porch and three walls of the (very small) greenhouse my dad and I are building. In the covered planter from front to back: Zen Hybrid (kind of like collards), spinach, and lettuce.

NOTE: Format copied from a Mr. Derrick Knight who resides in a town where flowers always bloom. Anyway, usually I just clump all the pictures together in one gallery, because let’s face it, that is much less work. I decided to bust these up with some words. Go to Derrick Knight’s blog to see how good his entries look (and read). He also goes to places besides his backyard 🙂