Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Good Evening Everyone!! Happy Spring!

Wishing everyone a wonderful Spring and hoping this finds all of you well and healthy.
We are fine here, just working and getting the yard and garden totally finished. Royce finished his sprinkling/watering system and it works beautifully. And what a difference!!! The flowers and the garden are growing in leaps and bounds. The flowers look better than they have ever looked before. We were walking around the yard and the purple iris's are just enormous and beautiful....Three of them made a beautiful bouquet. Of course they don't last long, but we enjoyed them while we had them. I have many to pick if I choose.
Some of the garden plants like tomatoes and the green beans are already blossoming out. We planted 18 tomato plants and I will have to camp out next to the stove to keep up with the canning! We'll certainly have plenty to share. I also planted red leaf lettuce and it will be ready to pick before long... It doesn't take long for that to grow.
Royce also built a small fence around the garden to keep the fuzzy critters out of it. As we've already seen bunnies in the yard. I love the little darlings but they can't have my cabbage and other leafy veggies.
We both had a few sick days, I had gotten really dehydrated and had to go to the doctor. I hated going, but had no choice as I felt so bad. We both have head colds, but mine is doing much better. We're working through them. All is getting better as we look forward to feeling better as time goes on.
That's about all my news for now, I wish you all good health and many blessings. I will have Royce take a picture of the garden so you can see it in it's beginning stages.
Be blessed everyone!!!


Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Happy Spring!

Checking in with everyone and seeing how all of you are doing. How was your Easter holiday? Ours was great. We had some of the kids over for Easter Sunday dinner. The others were working. We had ham, potato salad, peas, deviled eggs and macaroni and cheese. I made an apple cake and some brownies.
The garden is all planted,we planted it on Good Friday. It looks very nice and very healthy. My tomatoes that I started didn't make it so we had to buy some. 18 to be exact. What I think I'm going to do with 18 tomato plants is beyond me. I guess I'm going to camp out in the yard and can every one that gets ripe. I think we went a little over board!!!!
Sandy, Chelsea, and Adam are coming to visit at the end of the week for 3 days. We're very excited and happy they are coming. We're going to go to Savannah on Friday and show them the sights. There is so much to see there and a ton of history. We will be having Chelsea's 17th birthday party on Saturday. We've ordered the cake and have plans for burgers and dogs an chili...Some of the other family members will be coming, Garland and Ina, Bennie and Dannie and Candace and her family. we'll have a great time and Chelsea will be able to get to know her step family.
We've also got the flower gardening done. Royce put in a sprinkling system around the flower beds and the shrubs. It will make it a lot easier for us and the watering chores. We're very happy with it so far. I've planted about a little over a flat of flowers, mostly petunias and salvia. I've done these in red and white and purple. It all looks very nice, neat and tidy.
Well, that's all the news for now.. Take care everyone and may God richly bless all of you!