Monday, May 24, 2010

First daylily

First daylilies started blooming today! About 40 more to go.
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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Butterfly bush

First blooms opening today...

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Monday, May 17, 2010

Bell Peppers

These are the orange variety... Not yet orange.

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Finished staining the adirondack chairs and table this weekend. Despite some back-slat spacing issues and some squaring problems on one, I think they ended up OK.

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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Late to the party

This random different kind of iris bloomed this week, long after the others are gone. Also beginning to bloom: blue salvia, onions (big white ball of flowers), and I see the beginnings of blooms on the butterfly bush.
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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Some End of April Updates

As April comes to a close, here is what is going on at the end of the month:

During the month, I did the following:
  • Fertilized the grass with Neil Sperry's All Nitrogen Fertilizer
  • Started mowing regularly at pretty low height
  • Applied Image to kill Nutsedge and Annual Bluegrass in the yard once bermuda started growing
  • Planted Annual color in front and back beds (need more in front beds)
  • Planted sunflower seeds and have various sprouts growing
As far as vegetables I have some small bell peppers already forming, and no tomatoes yet, but the tomato plants are HUGE and blooming!  Pictures to follow.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Got the first of the Cherokee Purple tomatoes coming in!