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Nature Photography: Sprouting Time

One of the most nerve-wracking aspects of gardening is the waiting that comes after seeding. You water, water, and water the bare ground and wonder if anything will sprout.

And then it does.

The basil was a little sluggish, but here it is, at long last…

Nature photography - sprouting basil in Tucson, Arizona

Okra is also taking its sweet old time about sprouting. But here are two brave little plants…

Nature photography - sprouting okra in Tucson, Arizona

I seeded my squash barrel before I planted the basil and okra. And the squash is doing a great job of leafing out…

Nature photography - squash barrel in Tucson, Arizona

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