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Easy Being Green

I have spent the week-end working outside, doing laundry, shopping for staples and being a bit lazy. I am having a bad arthritis flare-up and so I am not pushing myself. The new planters came. Mr C lined them with plastic and filled them with soil. Yesterday morning we went to the Portland nursery and I bought herbs and veggie and tomato starts. I really like how these look. I put some nasturtiums in the  for some color and adding to salads. For now, I have some lettuce starts in with the herbs. When they are larger, I will not need to fill in the space.

Here is the new veggie garden sans the overgrown herbs.

It is a nice sunny spot on the side of the garage. Last night we had a mighty thunder storm and it gully washed up several of my plants. We got them back in the soil and I hope they will get some strong roots before we get a rain like that again. I have room to plant a few more things.

Here is a recent photo of Paige. She is now 2 months old!! What a special little baby she is!

Here are the recent green 3 x 3s.

This one is in honor of Pentecost Sunday. I guess tomorrow is a holiday. The family is coming over for dinner. I am going to make a rhubarb and berry crisp, but I don’t know what else.

3 Responses to “Easy Being Green”

  1. rayna says:

    What a gorgeous girl! And the plants are nice, too. Hope your arthritis eases up.

  2. Jeannie says:

    How adorable is Paige? She is beautiful. Your planters are beautiful, as well. I love how they look next to the brick and bring out the colors. Wishing you a glorious week of doing what make your feet dance.

  3. Francoise says:

    Nice green pictures!
    Paige is growing fast, and I think she still looks like her grandma.
    Have a nice week.