Showing posts from March, 2021

Gardening Time but at Home

 It's gardening time but no more big plots across the river. I just don't feel like I can do it on the large scale. Keeping up with my yard and having some veggies planted in the flower beds will be plenty.  The problem is, my yard has been let go for so long, mostly the sides and back, I have lots to keep me busy right here at home! The beginning is going on   Gardening at Home By Mary J Williams © I gave up the garden plots Over across the river All that work Just made me shiver Trying to do some planting But doing it at home Planting in the flower beds I just need some loam Almanac said 28, 29, or 30 To put the potatoes in the ground Didn’t know when the next time For planting would come around So, I dug and I dug Then got the tiller going Up and down the area A place for the growing I added some soil Don’t think it was the right kind But I used it anyway Getting done was on my mind Tilled that soil in A trench was then made Potatoes were put in And covered with my spade I

The Caterpillar and Me!

 Yesterday I was busy getting a metal yard ornament ready to repaint as it is faded! It's a butterfly. So, what did I forget to bring down to the garage? A couple of small paintbrushes for the detail.  On to the next project, which was planting a few cabbage. Couldn't even get that done as I had to clean out the area first. Then interrupted myself and decided to clean out the corner where a lot of the plastic flower pots were, along with some of the tomato stakes, along with oak leaves covering a lot of it.  I then noticed there were more crocus coming up, then there were two days ago. I went upstairs to get my camera. One of my main objectives for a picture was to see if my hyacinth was coming up yet. I headed out the front door and down the sidewalk and stopped. There was a black blob in the middle of the road. That blob was moving. Oh, it's a woolly worm (that's what I have always called that caterpillar). I got my camera ready to take a picture and walked out into t