Friday, July 3, 2015


It just occurred to me
that I haven't taken any pictures since the wedding.
So, out to the garden I went.

My perennials are going crazy.........

With all the rain we've had, everything very lush and flowering nonstop.

The bees have been keeping themselves busy..Bzzzz

I think I went a little overboard with the daisies
but they are one of my favorites.

I had to get an annual in there...
The begonias are very showy, I think.
I need to feed everything but I hate to add more water
to the already saturated ground.
(Sounds like a good excuse to me).

Have a wonderful Independence Day.
Enjoy your weekend...stay safe.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015


It's most obvious on the pines...
Tis the pretty.

 Pine cones in the making??


This shrub had a rough start..
This is its third year and it's pushing out lots of new growth.
You know what they say about plantings..

First year, they sleep
Second year, they creep
Fourth year , they leap


This is a Winterberry bush
 with new growth where you don't want it.
I'll have to nip them off at their origins if it cools off soon.

Happy July (already) !!

Monday, June 29, 2015


I looked out of my kitchen window one morning and saw several pairs of Cardinals wandering through the grass.

I thought this to be pretty unusual.

They mowed yesterday.
 Did they stir up something that would attract a Cardinal ?

Until I saw these pictures,
 I didn't realize that there were violets in the grass.
I should have known, they are all over the neighborhood.

Could they be after the nectar?