Archive for the ‘garden’ Category

More flowers for you…

Visited an iris farm in Michigan last week. I love these – enjoy!


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Blooming today



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A Garden at the White House

I’ve not been posting much lately – perhaps the 3 of you who read this have noticed. Just too much stuff going on and not enough mental/emotional energy to dwell on it deeply and make commentary about it.


Every now and then a glimmer of hope. This makes me happy:

WASHINGTON — On Friday, Michelle Obama will begin digging up a patch of White House lawn to plant a vegetable garden, the first since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden in World War II. There will be no beets (the president doesn’t like them) but arugula will make the cut.

On a related note, there are worms in my basement. This makes me happy too.

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Fried green tomatoes….

….coming right up. Best meal ever.

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Garden blogging

The most tiniest, sweetest baby tomatoes ever…..

This thing hasn’t bloomed in years:

That is all.

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Garden blogging….

Gone a couple of days and before we left, the tomato plants were all blossoms:

Get back today to see a couple of these (just a little bigger than a quarter):

We’ll be gone next week, so it looks like neighbors/pet sitters might enjoy the first tomatoes. This guy, however, is getting consumed today:

And yes, you may look all innocent right now, Mr. Squash Blossom…. but we know you and your kind intend to take over the world in several weeks:

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Sweetpeas are blooming….

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