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4/30/2014 2 Comments
Spring is taking it's time getting here. I was positive it had arrived mid-March, but that was, of course, wishful thinking. By the first of April, I was convinced spring, and possibly summer, had arrived. But even though I gleefully set out the tomato and peppers plants I'd purchased mid-March, there were still a few nights below freezing when darling husband brought them inside- without complaint. The peppers are his. :)
Last week I was in sleeveless tops and shorts, applying sunscreen and a big hat, thinking about complaining about the heat mid-day. And today I am in a long-sleeved t-shirt (dragged from storage) and fuzzy socks.- it was 46 this morning. Waiting for spring to make up her mind.
But the flowers are fine and promise to be beautiful in a few weeks, the tomatoes are getting bigger (thanks to careful coddling!) and the pepper plants have lovely white flowers about to become baby peppers. Now, if I can just keep the squirrels from digging around the tomato plants, everything will be fine.. It is time for the dogs to earn their keep!
5/5/2014 11:04:08 pm
Hey Cathy! I am so jealous - your flowers are lovely. I just planted pansies in a container garden and they all died. Did you ever see the tv commercial where the lady says her house is where plants come to die? That's actually my house, lol.
5/6/2014 02:42:08 am
Hi, Mairi! I love being able to get outside and start planting. The only danger to my flowers is the dogs running through the bed chasing a squirrel, lol! I redesigned that particular bed to accommodate their runway. I was less happy with the squirrels digging at the tomatoes.
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