Thursday, April 28, 2011

Fertilizer Friday/ Flaunt Your Flowers April 29/11

Wanted to post and link in early-we've rented a cabin at Lake Livingston and may not get to tomorrow. Here's a few things that are green and blooming at my house this week. Also, scroll down and see some pix from some local garden centers and greenhouses visits I have made this week. Will also post a couple of pix I got when we arrived at the lake late this afternoon. We've already grilled burgers and sausage and had a pic-nic. Weather beautiful and breezy here in Texas. Prayers up for everyone who is not having it so good right now! Be safe!
Planters are full and overflowing!
veggies coming along
Zinna patch looking good. I love having these for cut flowers. So easy to grow!

I had planted 8 lily bulbs-finally found the 8th one!
Lake Livingston this afternoon. 2nd largest lake in Texas. Huge and beautiful. Lots of birds all around our cabin

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Arbor Gate

My sister, Paula, sent me a gift certificate to Arbor Gate in Tomball-about an hour from our house-for my birthday. Of course, it was burning a hole in my pocket. So we rode out and I got a hydrangea, a gardenia, a coral bell and a "schrnooie". Thanks big sis!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Vermillion Flycather

This blury picture is a vermillion flycather I caught bathing in the birdbath today.

My 50th Birthday

We spent my 50th birthday visiting a small town south of here called Old Town Spring. Nice shops and cafes and a beautiful garden center run by a nearby farm adults with special needs called The Brookwood Community. ( Here are some pictures. We had a great time.

Saturday, April 9, 2011


Had 2 hummers fighting viciously over the feeder this afternoon. Since they were distracted they didn't see me in the window and I got good pictures for the first time.

This one was knocked off by the other one.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Flaunt your Flowers!

See my post below for a few of things going on in my world! Busy week so I didn't get many pix taken. Leave me a note if you visit from Toostie's. Happy gardening!

Thursday, April 7, 2011


Things are turning green in Texas. The wildflowers are all most gone! They were beautiful while they lasted

Front flowerbed is getting slowly filled up.
Supposed to get into the 90's the next few days. So much for spring. Hummer showing up for supper every night. No matter what time we eat, he joins us outside the diningroom window. He came around to the gazebo while I was out there so I may put another feeder out there. Hubbie's got veggies growing well. Looking forward to a "real" 'mater!

Friday, April 1, 2011

Tootsie Time: Fertilizer Friday/ Flaunt Your Flowers April 1/11

Tootsie Time: Fertilizer Friday/ Flaunt Your Flowers April 1/11

Fertilizer Friday at Toostie's

I'm linked in from Toostie's. Leave me a note if you visit me from her blog. Looking forward to working in the yard this weekend! Happy gardening everyone,