Coming in May, (once I have my two shows: Spring Days in Cary this Sat and Historic Rosedale in Charlotte on May 7) behind me and Rusty back on his feet, I will be doing a pay it forward give away. I won a beautiful Hawaiian hat band from Leslie Williams and now it is my turn! I'll post some images of iems that I will give away to 5 people chosen from a drawing of everyone that posts a comment on that posting. Part of my bargain with the universe was that if Rusty gets back on his feet, the first one will be a nicer piece of jewelry. So check back later in May!
I took a little walk around the gardens this morning. We are under tornado warnings and hope nothing comes this way, and our thoughts go to all those already affected.
|Irises in the patio pond|
|The 3rd of the clematis to start flowering|
|These petunias in 3 colors are coming up everywhere! We have several hundred of them just in the pots!|
|Purple irises-the blooms over here are over 6"|
|All the rose bushes are flowering|
|Peonies getting ready to open up|
|Apple mint anyone? No? Then spearmint or lemon balm? All three make a wonderful tea, hot or cold! Massive amounts growing here!|
And in the vegetable garden
|The end of the second lettuce and spinach crop. This is from the February planting. YUM!|
|Lots of big asparagus, this is twice the diameter of my thumb.|
|Beans and squash. Wes started the squash, cucmbers and tomatoes from seeds.|
|Onions are getting big and round|