Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Around the Yard

Wildflower bed. I cheated by adding poppy seeds this spring and violas last year.

The cat-tails and water in the ditch are sneaking up on the plough.

The new rain gauge, and part of the slough.

Noticed this in the lilac trees along the driveway last night. Don't know what kind of bird ... maybe a goldfinch.

Everett says he'll remember to use this rock for my headstone. The path of woolly thyme leads into the herb garden. This year there's only thyme, oregano, lavendar and feverfew among the poppies and brown-eyed susans.

Hens and chicks. The hens look like they're going out to a party with their hair all done.

It's only the peppers, on the right hand side, that aren't doing very well. They need less rain and more heat.

These daisies are in a bush that stands as high as the bottom of my rib cage. They're huge.


  1. These photos make my heart ache. In a good way.

  2. You have the most beautiful yard...

  3. I'm envious of your surroundings. Looks like a great place to walk around. Unfortunately I am not a gardener, no time left on my agenda for it. I'll have to make due with your photos.

  4. Vad fint ni bor! Vilken växtlighet ni verkar ha. Regnmätaren är jättefin, en sådan skulle jag vilja ha! =)
    Måste läsa mera av din blogg men tar tid att översätta allt (i huvudet och genom ordböcker). Coyote, en sorts varg eller hur? Jag älskar vargar!!!?
    Ha det bra!

  5. Marit, se för många bilder av en prärievarg eftersom det var en valp. De är släkt med vargar men är inte vargar. De är mindre.

  6. Beautiful pix! U must be so proud :) Thks for sharing!


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