Wednesday, April 6, 2016

I'm In the Garden

Here's some progress in the back yard. We've been adding to the garden every year since we moved in. Here's a before of one corner as we were digging out the grass.
 This was after I planted 2 little rose bushes.
 We replaced the fence, so the vine was cut way back (I'm hoping it will come back). We added 2 crepe myrtles and lambs ears. The shasta daisies are getting ready to bloom soon. Wow, I almost sound like a gardener! I'm going to have Hubby cut a hole in the ice cream chair seat to hold the pot of purslane.
 Here's the opposite corner. 2 more rose bushes.
 This was this morning. The jasmine has really filled in. The rose bushes are getting huge. More lambs ears-I had to rip some out as it was starting to grow over onto the lawn.
 We have bordered in all of the beds with a brick border. I  am spray painting patio furniture this week.
 Here's a close up of the red tip photinias right now.
 This is so pretty, because the stem of the shoot is bright purple.
 I'll share the patio next week, if I get the furniture finished. I've also made some banners that will be listed in my Etsy shop soon. Love the vintage prints.
We're getting ready to go see the bluebonnets next week. I can't wait. Spring is going fast, and it's warming up more here. Soon we'll be talking about summer.
Hope you are enjoying your spring!
Leslie

13 comments:

  1. Your plants are growing so fast! I can't wait to start working on my flower beds, but we're still shoveling snow. Your bunting made with vintage fabrics is adorable! I hope you take photos of the bluebonnets to share on your blog. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend!

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  2. Hi Leslie, You are having way too much fun in your pretty garden. Love your roses and the sweet soda chair is too cute. I planted the potato vine too in that color for the pretty flower it makes late summer.
    Your banner is adorable. Have fun seeing the bluebonnets. Have a great weekend. xo

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    1. Thank you, Celeste. I am having fun . I didn't even know the potato vine had a flower. Can't wait to see that. Hope you are having a great week!

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  3. I love your garden! It just makes me happy. I'm sure your vine will be as big as it was very soon. Now sit down a minute and enjoy!

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  4. Your garden looks beautiful and your new fence is awesome. I just LOVE new fences....:)
    Thanks so much for sending our son get well wishes. xoxo

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  5. Hi Leslie! Oh, your garden looks so pretty! Love that corner. I do believe you had a green thumb too! I just think lamb's ear is such a nice plant. Wonder if it would grow in the shade? My entire backyard is shaded when all the big trees leaves come out! Thanks for popping in to see me.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  6. Hi Leslie! I hope you had a nice weekend and you probably spent some time in your beautiful garden. Thanks for poping in to see me.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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    1. We did enjoy eating outside over the weekend, Shelia. I am loving it so much. Better enjoy it now, because soon it will be too hot to be outside. Have a wonderful week ahead!

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  7. I'm so jealous of all your green lush plantings. Our yard is mess from winter. Hopefully, we're finally done with snow. Keep the inspiration coming!

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  8. Your garden looks wonderful! It must be so rewarding!

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  9. Your yard is looking soooo pretty, Leslie! I love whimsy in the garden and I see that you do, too. Your soda parlor chair is going to look so cute with flowers spilling from the seat.

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  10. Leslie, your corner looks amazing now! That vine will come back...have faith. :)

    Love that banner!

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