What a busy weekend! And the best part is that I've spent all weekend working in the yard! I had forgotten how much I like to do that. For our photos today we will start with my inspiration for all the yard work.
The state herb society had a sale last Thursday and this is what I got. From the top left, we have Lemon Verbena, Rue, Italian Basil, Woodruff, Wormwood, Sedum Dragon's Blood, Feverfew, Iboko, Eucalyptus and Curled Parsley. Oh and there's a Foxglove in there too.
So, I started by weeding out the herb bed. I also mowed the yard and replanted several plants that I had inside. I don't have a picture of the completed herb bed, but I have spread straw throughout to help keep the weeds down. I also have placed several of my new plants to go in there, but haven't planted them yet. I still need some top soil and compost to mix in when I plant them.
I spent most of today tilling up my vegetable garden. At first it looked like this...
After I had taken the fence down and dug up the garlics and collards. Now it looks like this...
I will be able to plant a lot more this year. I need to cut back the tree that hangs over the bottom right side and plan to do that tomorrow after work.
My iris' are blooming.
And I found that I have several buds on my rose bush. But when I looked closely I found they had nasty little bugs on them. So I sprayed them down and now they look great. I only have a photo from before I sprayed them though. I'll get photo's once they bloom. :-)
So, that pretty much sums up my weekend. I'm off to check in on the blogs that I read and also to see what everyone in GTS has posted today.