Monthly Archives: June 2009

wednesday’s walk in the garden

The daylilies are blooming all over the yard. It’s a real pleasure to stroll through the garden to see what has opened each day. And there are a lot more to bloom as you can see in this picture. The daylilies along the front of the bed haven’t blossomed yet. ‘Mary Todd’ is one of […]

love the garden right now

The flower beds in the front yard are beginning to fill with color again. The daylilies are coming into their own. The birdbath in the front yard is almost swallowed up by the flowers. The hydrangeas by the front porch are pink to lavender. Just around the corner of the house, the hydrangeas in front […]

menu monday ~ june 15, 2009

Daylily season is well underway. It’s a beautiful time in the garden and we like to spend as much time outside as we can. To “sandwich” the week’s menu, here are a few of our favorites from the past few days. ‘Bubbly’………………………………………………………’Little Fat Dazzler’ ‘Tiger Track’……………………………………………….’Monterrey Jack’ Because I am still recovering from a cold/cough […]

corners of our garden

It’s easy to take pictures of individual flowers and I love to do that. The detail is beautiful and it’s fun to take closeups for even more detail. But sometimes I like to see the whole picture. I love to visit other blogs, to see what other people are doing in their own gardens. For […]

wednesday in the garden

DH and I spent quite a bit of time in the garden yesterday. It was hot, but he likes to use the hot days as prep for his ride across Indiana in July. “Heat acclimation” he calls it. So I drove the tractor, pulling the wagon, and he shoveled mulch. We mulched quite a bit. […]

bloomin’ tuesday

A lot of rain fell last night. There is still water standing in the center of the driveway. DH took this picture this morning from the roof of the house. The rainfall filled the birdbaths. The cats like to drink from the birdbath at the kitchen door. Perhaps they like bird-flavored water? 🙂 Zilli looks […]

riding lessons and a rainstorm

DD had her first riding lesson this evening. Can you say “EXCITED!” She has been looking forward to this all week. I had planned to get more pictures, close ups, etc., but a it began to rain and they went into the barn to continue lessons there. Next time, I hope to get some better […]

menu plan monday ~ june 8, 2009

I hope you enjoyed the garden tour in the previous post. I didn’t include these daylilies that opened this weekend. ‘Little Heavenly Angel’ also opened, but I didn’t get a photo. Now that the daylilies are getting started, it will be fast and furious for a few weeks. ‘Siloam Ury Winniford’ ‘Riseman’s Flame’ Before I […]

sunday in the garden

While I’m still not up to par, I am feeling better. Coughing too much to go to church this morning, but well enough to walk the yard with DH this afternoon. Actually, he walked. I rode the mower. Less coughing that way. Hydrangeas are easy to propagate and we should make more of the ones […]


I am feeling enough better that I rode the mower around the yard and checked out the garden with DH. We even built a fire and roasted hotdogs and made S’mores. DD made a double-decker…and ate the whole thing. Doing all that wore me out a bit, but the day was so pretty and I […]