Friday, May 15, 2009

I love the sunshine, spring and gardening.

Yesterday afternoon was such a beautiful sunny day. The garden had dried out some - just right. It wasn't too muddy - actually - it wasn't muddy at all. I felt the urge to get out there and "play" in the soil. So I planted the garden. Michael came out after his homework was done and helped too.

My tomatoes that I started from seed back in February. They are doing very well. They are not in the garden. We will take out the rhododendron bushes on the south side of the house and put them there.
All of these went into the garden out back. We have.....
Corn
Beets
Zucchini
Chinese Forget-Me-Nots - because I like flowers
Carrots
Lettuce
Marigolds - because I like more flowers
Green Beans
Onions
Peas
Zinnias - because I just have to have my flowers
Regular Cucumbers
Pickling Cucumbers
Pumpkin
Red Potatoes
I am sad. The eggplant and bell peppers I started from seed in February aren't doing so hot. I will have to remember to start them around Christmastime I think.
Happy Spring! May the sun shine on you and your garden grow. :)

3 comments:

The Dutton's said...

I just have to have my flowers too! Your plants look great! We keep saying that we will be planting the garden and then something else major comes up. Maybe before September?

Andrea said...

You have been inspiring us with your garden. Last year Amy planted a small one with plants from the store, but this year she has started some plants on her own and will be planting a garden that's twice as big as last year's. Yay!

Sticky (not too) said...

Beautiful! You will have such a lovely garden.

Love the header!

I just love this picture! The beach...it's the place to be!

I just love this picture!  The beach...it's the place to be!
I think this was in 2004. It was Nephi's first trip to the beach. The boys were all so little! My have they grown.

Meet the Parents...Russell and Candace

Meet the Parents...Russell and Candace
It all started for us when Russell left for Cape Town South Africa on a mission. Candace felt inspired to write him - so she did! We wrote for 3 1/2 years. Candace came home from her mission to the Texas Houston East Mission and we dated for 5 months. We married in July 1994 and have been happy ever after!

Son 1...Donovan

Son 1...Donovan
Our 14 year old boy scouter, 50 miler bike rider, cartoon drawer, computer gamer, book reader, clarinet player, babysitter, 8th grader boy!

Son 2...Christopher

Son 2...Christopher
Our 13 year old, boy scouter, harry potter computer gamer, lego creator, imaginator, book reader, 6th grader boy!

Son 3...Michael

Son 3...Michael
Our 9 1/2 year old drama king, perfectionist (I wonder if he gets that from mom? lol), drawer of many things, 3rd grader boy!

Son 4...Nephi

Son 4...Nephi
Our8 year old keeper of surprises, leg breaker, book listener, lego creator, music enjoyer, 1st grader boy!