Mother’s day turned out to be an amazing day. We went to my mom’s house and dug out a bunch of plants to put in our yard. I spent most of the day in the sun and dirt. It was awesome.
hostas, lilies, irises, stargazers, chives, a rose bush and a bag of kindling for the fire pit
The wedding bouquet garden is coming together in a way I didn’t imagine happening this year. I thought I’d throw some lily bulbs in the ground and see what they did and that would be it for this season. However, my mom had a red rose bush and a bunch of stargazers that are already about 2 feet tall. In they went.
I have been struggling on a color scheme for the kitchen since we moved in. As I was taking a break and getting a drink of water I looked out the window above the sink trying to envision how the garden will look when it’s full grown and in bloom. I thought how lovely it would be to have fresh cut flowers on the windowsill. Like a mini wedding bouquet. And then it clicked. Why just have blooms in vases? Why not pull the whole fabulous color scheme through the window and onto the walls and floor and ceiling and cupboards and curtains?
Then I put the irises and lilies over by the lonely arborvitae and threw in some milkweed seeds.
While I worked in the heat of the back yard, my mom worked in the shade of the front. She put in all the lovely hostas.
I think they are going to look great once they fill in a bit more. Plus hopefully they help with the erosion problem on that steep hillside.
The bee’s friend is coming up nicely.
The first little starts of the lupine and flax are peeking through too.
And kit #1 discovered the first two ripe blueberries which he and his brother got to consume. No photo of this as they were way to excited to wait.
The veggie garden is next!