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My Yard 2013 - photo's


Thursday, April 04, 2013

I have a small yard, but it keeps me busy. I always find a project to do other than weed and water. I started to do a little gardening other than flowers. My first veggie harvest is done, with much success, so I have done more plantings.
Check out the photo's.



Strawberries and Tomato plants...Basil too. The rack they are sitting on was the damaged piece to Oliver's new cage. I found a use for it.



Lettuce and Peppers



Pineapple - I count 5. They will be small, but sweet and juicy.




This was a fall project. I dug out all along the carport and put in the white rock and planters. I also put in one of those roll out seed gardens. I think next year I will plant my own, but it might not be flowers. Maybe something I can eat.



My new stone pot with zinnia's - luv it.



New Cups with cactus...not sure where to put them.



A project in process. Raking and cleaning up rock and adding more weed block.



Another work area. I am putting up scallop edging along the mobile.



The Glory Bush with purple flowers. It will look better with edger's and mulch. It is suppose to grow to 6 ft tall and 5 ft wide...big bush.





Hanging plants in carrot tree. Look close...there is a bird nesting in one.
The grape looking thing is why they call this a carrot tree. They will turn a bright orange.



Oliver's old bird cage being used for yard décor. The bird inside was left on my door step and decided the cage was a good place for it.







More flowers and pots around the yard.






I share this garden with a neighbor. I feel it is mostly mine because I put the time and $$$ and effort into it. The garbage cans are what I use to collect rain water to conserve a little. A New Bird Bath and it is getting used. The charming egret I couldn't live without. People do notice when they are walking or driving by and I have got a few compliments. I feel this is the little corner of the world GOD has given me for my retirement. I would like to spruce it up and keep it up, so people enjoy looking when they do pass by.

I want to thank all of you for stopping by and visiting my little corner. If you are from the North, I hope this is inspiring and motivating for you. Spring is coming.
I am sure some of you might even have better gardens. Mine is still a work in progress, so it is far from the Garden of Eden, but I am working on it. I would like to think I am anyway. MA
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ONLYTEMPORARY 6/10/2013 11:38PM

    How nice, it's good to see you again.

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LISAMG1220 4/11/2013 2:07PM

    Beautiful! You are inspiring me to pretty up some things! :)

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DEBBICZ 4/10/2013 4:52PM

    MA - this HAS inspired me and I can't wait for the weather to continue to warm up. It is raining now but getting warmer. I have seen the crocus bloom and other bulbs about 2" tall. These pictures just make me want to plant! Nice job on all of it.

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MSEMBERSTORM 4/7/2013 12:49PM

    Very very nice! So pretty and full of life!

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KAYLSLYNN 4/5/2013 12:17PM

    VERY NICE CALLA LILLIES ARE ONE OF MY FAVORITES. YOU HAVE DONE A WONDERFUL JOB. YOUR NEIGHBOR IS BLESSED TO HAVE YOU. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. HAVE A BLESSED DAY

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JET150 4/5/2013 8:22AM

    Beautiful!

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CELEST 4/5/2013 7:32AM

    Luv the pics....gardening is so therapeutic and the end result is so pretty.

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SUNSET09 4/5/2013 2:37AM

  What a way to use your talents and time. It looks good and inviting. I can see why your neighbor would want some of this! This is what the Bible speaks on as well. You're doing a great job. Keep up the good work and sharing! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ONLYTEMPORARY 4/5/2013 1:25AM

    emoticon yard!

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EMMACORY 4/5/2013 12:35AM

    You obviously have a green thumb! Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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MASTERCARE 4/4/2013 7:48PM

    TY for taking the time to share this! I am in the north...and Spring still is not here yet...but seeing your little corner of the world....

made my day!

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ANGELEYES328 4/4/2013 7:03PM

    Your yard is beautiful. You have done wonders..want to come work in mine :).

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BOOKWERME 4/4/2013 4:25PM

    Oh Ma! What fun to see your beautiful flowers and plants. We have spring stuff in bloom and grass that is greening. As you say, SPRING is on the way. OK by me!!! emoticon emoticon Love to you!

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NKING1982 4/4/2013 3:41PM

    Wow! I wish mine looked that good, it's beautiful

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FLGIRL_4EVER 4/4/2013 3:30PM

    Beautiful emoticon

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JENNJO322 4/4/2013 3:19PM

  Thank you I enjoy the pictures. I am also a fellow gardener.

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