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Friday, March 27, 2009 1 comments
I have been noticing that the bluebirds have returned for spring. We had a pair to nest in a small apricot tree in our back yard. So Sonny has gotten busy and made some bluebird ...
Gnome garden PART 2
Thursday, March 26, 2009 14 comments
Well we got the gnome house door installed on the tree. The top picture shows the overall view with the gardenia "tree" to the far left with the little Gnome with the shove under...
My house in the country
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 4 comments
Thought I'd post a picture of our house. It isn't much but it is home to us and I wouldn't live anywhere else. It is really a mobile home we bought in 1986. We were rushed to fin...
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 4 comments
This is my new gnome garden. I don't have the door installed on the tree yet but you can get an idea of what it will look like. We also go the small gardenia tree (looks like bon...
Monday, March 23, 2009 3 comments
We are getting around an average of 9 eggs a day now from our hens. And for 13 hens, I would say that is pretty good. We like eggs for breakfast. I eat one and Sonny eats 2, so y...
Gardening is great exercise!!
Sunday, March 22, 2009 1 comments
Well I thought I would share a picture of our garden since we have it cleaned up and tilled nicely. Notice the landscape timbers. There are a double row of them so that it makes ...
Busy day today!
Saturday, March 21, 2009 0 comments
We got our landscape timbers set around the top of the garden mainly to stop rain from eroding and washing down through the middle of the garden. We planted 4 bunches of asparagu...
Friday, March 20, 2009 0 comments
On most Fridays people are reminded to wear red for heart health. I've been thinking what I need to do for a healthier heart. I wonder if strawberries are good for hearts? They h...
low on calories
Thursday, March 19, 2009 3 comments
My husband and I are both retired and on a fixed income. We receive our check once a month and usually plan a big day in the big town to do our major shopping. Today was that day...
Peach blossoms in the wildflowers
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 4 comments
I had promised to show our elberta peach in full bloom and as you can see all the wildflowers covering the ground. I took this picture 2 days ago and since then the fruit has set...
Bloom Tuesday: Wild flowers
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 0 comments
I love this time of year. I love taking photos of wildflowers. Most pictures I take are in my own yard. We live in a really wild place and it has taken years to clear off what we...
Monday, March 16, 2009 1 comments
This is a close up of our elberta peach blossom with a very busy bee to the far right. Notice how much pollen she has gattered on her legs. She wasn't bothered at all by my prese...
Sunday, March 15, 2009 1 comments
Some more wildflowers we have in our yard are Johnny Jump-ups. They are an early blooming violet with very few leaves. I have also noticed the wild thrillium and violets are up b...
Saturday, March 14, 2009 3 comments
An almond blossom looks a lot like a peach or apricot blossom. In fact they are from the same family. They make a peach or apricot looking fruit but the almond is inside the pit....
Easter is coming
Friday, March 13, 2009 1 comments
There is something about Easter I really enjoy. And that is the fact that I feel spring is finally here. I also love all the family things we do at this time. We have a great din...
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