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A Quiet Week-end

I have been plugging away on the next 12 X 12 challenge. The theme is shelter. I have had a couple of ideas. One was very  simple and one was not. Guess which one I decided to do? I am having a problem getting this done or getting excited or something. I hope to start some stitching on it tomorrow, but I still have some cutting and fusing to do. Here is a sneak peak at some of the cutting I have been doing.

Yesterday, we made another trip to the garden store to pick up some new grasses for the front landscaping. I also wanted to get some raspberries as my planting guide says to plant them now. The problem is that the nurseries do not get them until January so I will have to wait. I did pick up some mesclun mix starts and some more herbs and trailing/carpet rosemary. I am lining all of the beds with carpet herbs and rosemary which I will train to grow over the sides. (At least that is my plan!!) Here is a progress photo. I think we can start harvesting some romaine soon. I also need to thin the arugula and spinach.

We are having cooler weather and less sunshine. I guess fall is officially  here. I have a WW update. I went to a new meeting on Friday. I really liked the leader so I am going to switch from Wednesdays to Fridays. I was down a pound. I  am sure the strep throat contributed to my weight-loss last week!

Thanks for checking in.

4 Responses to “A Quiet Week-end”

  1. Francoise says:

    Oh my! I had to google arugula…
    Why don’t you say “roquette”? That woud be much easier for me.
    And I love it btw.
    I’m very curious about your 12×12 piece. One more week!

  2. Reva says:

    I’ve learned since I’ve been gardening in Portland that, if the nurseries don’t have it, it’s not time to plant it, and vice versa.

  3. Kristin L says:

    I support you with the arugula 😉 I’m addicted to maché, which is apparently an elite lettuce in the US, whereas it was daily fare in Germany as the growing season waned.

    Your shelter is looking very Robinson Crusoe. 😉

  4. Oh, arugula. People will think you are above the common people. 🙂 This has been said about Obama and it is so stupid.