24 Apr 2009

SHOW & TELL - Garden

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After a couple of cool and rainy days the sun came out again and I discovered for the first time since at least 25 years my green thumb ! I planted !

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two flower pots in front of the house with petunias
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flower pots on the terrace

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I also put out my little cat sculptures

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this is Rosie not a sculpture

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I redecorated our little graveyard and planted a rhododendron (?) because our wheeping willow is gone.

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put these little sculptures out

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and our little bistro table with seats in front of the kitchen door !

Now I am ready for a warm spring and an even warmer summer !

14 comments:

diane said...

Your garden is looking ready to bloom. Enjoy the summer warmth. If you like warm you should come here. It is supposed to be Autumn but we still get temperatures in the 30's.

Chari said...

Hello Gattina...

Ohhh...what a beautiful yard you have! I am in Colorado and Spring is just now making its entrance! Love all of the pretty flowers that you planted...I wish you the best with your garden, my friend!

By the way...your kitties are just precious!!!

Warmest wishes,
Chari

Jeanette said...

Hi Dear Gattina.
Your garden is lovely, And you must have a green thumb. with your flowers comming to life spring is sure in the air over there, our weather was quite cool today and wet winter is on its way . im not complaining we need the rain but not the cold weather,,Ugh

Hootin' Anni said...

I love everything you've shared Gattina...such a bright and wonderful yard. Flowers always bring a good feeling, don't they? And then your cat sculptures are a fantastic addition.

My Show and Tell is Posted. Come on over to visit if you can find time today. Happy Friday.

shopannies said...

very pretty yard work you can tell the lines are very clean cut neat work I can just imagine that your neighbors are envious

Julie said...

Your yard is so beautiful. It's so green. I live in TEXAS and we are just now coming out of a drought...so your green yard is breathtaking to me...Julie

Gracie said...

I whish I could have a little garden to prove myself I'm able to make something grow.....At least I can see others' project! Your garden is truly nice!
Gracie at http://mylittleplace.blog.com

Melli said...

You ARE ready and looking very SPRING and cheerful! I left Spring in Maryland - it still believes it's Winter in Wisconsin!

I must apologize for my lack of visits here... I am trying so hard to keep up with things - but there is JUST NO WAY!

And Wisconsin tends to SUCK hours out of the day! I know these are not 24 hour days we're living! They can't be! More like 18!

GMG said...

Hi Gattina! You seem to have had a lot of work in your garden; it looks lovely!!

After the green, Blogtrotter entered the old town... ;)
Enjoy and have a great weekend! I’m going to be busy at the Music Fest (Bach’s legacy… ;))

Picket said...

Morning friend...don't you just love how the warmer weather makes us feel like we can grow anything! lol I love planting but I usually kill my potted plants...your petunias look great in those pots....I do love window boxes though and I always try to plant begonias in mine for the back porch...it is just great to be able to get outside and see something green again! I hope you have a fantastic weekend!

claudie said...

You're garden looks very nice! Mine is too big and too much work in perspective!

Susie Homemaker said...

Gattina...I wish you lived near me...My Mother-in-Law loves cats almost as much as you! She would love to see your yard...

Blessings,
Susie

Jadehollow said...

Hey Gattina,
Your yard is just lovely. Yes you do have a green thumb.. mine is more like yellow lol. Thanks for sharing.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs,
Debbie

Lifecruiser said...

Ah, how lovely! And Rosie is beautiful as a statue :-D