Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Gorgeous weather and playing in the garden

We have been having perfectly gorgeous weather so I've been taking advantage of it.

I dug up some asparagus ferns and other ferns that were taking up gardening space. Planted some rooted rose cuttings, transplanted some spiderwort and oxalis. Laid a brick border around the middle bed of main garden. Pruned, weeded, and basic clean up. We set the humongous rain barrel in place at the back of the main garden, I diverted the path back there to accommodate the barrel. I've still got to figure out some sort of camouflage for the barrel, maybe just house paint color, to make it recede.

Tonight we got an idea that will change the middle bed, and I am looking forward to doing that, but it won't be tomorrow as I'm working at my job tomorrow. This may take a few days to do, as I've got to transplant plants, dig out the area, lay some gravel, relay the brick, then do what we got the idea for tonight. I will be posting pictures later.




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To exist is to change,

to change is to mature,

to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.

Henri Bergson

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Zone 10 ~ s.e. FL

15 comments:

Sandra said...

My goodness you have a gorgeous garden, it looks so peaceful. I could totally see myself there sitting, with a cup of tea :)

Thank you for all your encouragement on my blog, it touches my heart. *hugs*

I will post the directions for the slippers on the post.

Hugs,
Sandra

Southern Lady said...

You have been busy. So glad you are enjoying this nice weather. Your Valentine's meal sounded great too! Carla

Meems said...

Hello Flowerlady,
The weather IS perfect. We couldn't ask for better. So nice to get out and get some of those maintenance chores accomplished. Glad you were able to enjoy the weather and your garden. Looking forward to the new idea. Always fun to get inspired for projects!!!
Meems

shadesofidaho said...

Flower Lady I just LOVE LOVE LOVE your yard. Your center area looks gorgeous now and I can not wait to see what you do to it to make it better.

There is hope spring will come here. I am finally starting to see my large planter tops peeking out of the snow.

Your ideas and garden pictures really inspire me to get some thing better going here in our yard this year.

Chris

Becky said...

I absolutely ADORE your blue bottle tree. I keep looking for blue bottles to make one for my garden but it's not as easy as I thought that it would be. But I haven't given up hope. Happy Gardening!

Catsngrams said...

Oh how I wish our weather would get better I am itching to get out in the dirt. Love your garden it is so beautiful.

the Goodwife said...

Once again FlowerLady, your garden is just gorgeous! It looks so inviting. We've been having some gorgeous weather here as well and I'm itching to get started on an outside project!

Rebecca said...

I'm so "jealous". Snow (and quite a bit of it) still covers our lawn/gardens.

Carol said...

Your garden is looking so lovely FL! Lucky Lucky you!

NanaK said...

Oooh, a new project. You are tantalizing me. Your garden work looks lovely so far. Can't wait to see the new idea.

Hocking Hills Gardener said...

You have been a busy gardener. Isn't it fun to plan a new bed or changes? I get excited when I get an new idea into my head. LOL! Enjoy the gardening.

Masha said...

Sounds like you have had a lot of work, but your garden will look even more beautiful for it. I am glad you still have room for new roses.

Skeeter said...

The nice temps have you moving around and You are inspiring me to dig in the dirt! I cannot wait to see what you do with the garden... Have fun!

sweetbay said...

Your garden looks lovely, so inviting and whimsical. So glad you're enjoying nice weather ~ it's been warm up here too.

Philippine properties said...

One of my dream in my house for the future is to have a garden in it in front of my home. Nice photo.

Arrielle P