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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Out In The Garden Again!


The Sun Is Shining and I'm Gardening!

I ordered my seeds and I am going to plant watermelons, cabbage, carrots, pole beans, beets, cukes, spinach, red globe onions and pearl millet.  Most are old heirloom seeds and I am anxious to see them growing.  I will also have some squash and zucchini in there somewhere.

I have been out in the garden the last three days (mainly because I move a little slower now) cleaning up the yard.  Raked all the leaves I had left covering my gardens for the winter and raked the grass.  I pulled up and transplanted most of the things I had growing in an old garden spot and rototilled that up for more vegetable garden space.  I needed another sunny spot and that was it.  Also rototilled the regular vegetable garden spot and a space behind the shed.  Whew!  I am whipped.

So not too much going on in the quilting department with all that going on.  But, I still have two quilts that need binding.

 The end of the month we are going on a trip to visit 3 children, all in different places.  Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.  We have a friend that volunteered to come and stay at our house and take care of the animals and house sit.  I feel so good about that. We have 4 fur babies that are going to miss us.

 Mattie

Angel 
And Sugar

All are spoiled rotten of course, and needs lots of love and attention.

I hope all of you are finally enjoying some warm spring weather at last.  Until next time,

4 comments:

  1. Your fur babies are all beautiful. You will definitely nee the week off after the planting the said garden. I'll say a prayer or safe travel and a good time to be had by all.
    Blessings and Hugs
    Tonia

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    1. Thank you Tonia, looking forward to seeing the kids

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  2. Yes I did get to work outside today and it felt so restorative. You accomplished a lot in three days working outside! I used to have a vegetable garden when I lived I Ohio. It was so much easier to garden in the north vs in Fayetteville (sand) and Charlotte (clay). In both regions I had to amend the soil. I hope you have a great trip visiting your children. Your set fur babies will miss you and they will be so glad to see you when you return.

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    1. Hi Joanie, thanks for stopping by. We have a lot of sand where I'm at too, had to add a lot to my soil, and I'm still not happy with it. Can't wait to see the kids.

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