Taking advantage of a break to quickly post! My attempts at getting kitten pictures has been a failure today. Those little buggers move fast! 😀 So do flowers, actually. At least with the winds we had when I was doing my rounds this morning! These delicate little wildflowers have burst into bloom now. It's interesting … Continue reading Gotta be quick!
Wild with wild flowers, that is! And... other things. While doing my rounds this morning, I got to enjoy some lovely wildflowers. I'm counting the cranberries as wild, since they are self-sown. 😉 There is a path of flowers running along the south fence that my mother sowed many years ago and have been taking … Continue reading Going wild
Today, I had a chance to work on cleaning up one of the areas around where we are planning to build a cordwood outhouse. Here is how it looked, when we left off last. Basically, I'd managed to clear around an old tree stump, and not much else, before being driven indoors by the heat. … Continue reading Clean up: more progress
Heading down to visit the kitties was certainly a wild and crazy ride, this morning! The kittens were waiting for me. First, I had to shoo away the cats from the door in the entryway. Then, when I opened it, Beep Beep was ready to rush through, which would have been fine, except Leyendecker dashed … Continue reading The crazy and the calm
While walking around the far end of the old garden area, I found these little splashes of colour. Such tiny little wildflowers! They were all over an area that is to dry, hardly anything grows there, and what little does manage to grow there, stays small. It's nice to see what manages to survive there! … Continue reading Smiles for the day
It was lovely doing my rounds with morning, and I just wanted to share some of my flowering finds. 🙂 One of my mother's fancy lilacs is now blooming. Last year, while cleaning up this flower bed, I took out a maple tree that was growing in the middle of it! At its base, where … Continue reading Good Morning!
Some wildflowers in the native plant garden we visited a few days ago. Such cheery flowers! The Re-Farmer
When we moved out here to take care of the farm for my mother, one of the things we knew is that this first year would be a year of discovery. With the yard in particular, I wanted to get an idea of what was growing where. Sure, my mother could fill in a few … Continue reading Bloom time