This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Monday, May 27, 2013

In the Garden again......

Oh the joy of being outside. It was still a bit nippy today. I did get all the things potted that had to be. I also finished the weeding. Tomorrow I have to get a few things in the ground. That means digging, while digging I must get the borders straight. It should be a bit warmer tomorrow. That means I better get out there early. It was warm in the sun today but cold in the shade. Still a chance of frost tonight. The weather person said this should be the last of it. I am not going to cover stuff again.
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Here are a few pictures from today. The Geranium came out nice I thought. Here is a Trillium still blooming, the sun makes it look so pretty.
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I have weeds in my garden. These are so pretty I just leave them and cut them back when they are done flowering. They are as pretty as anything I grow on purpose. Why not leave them?
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I also leave the Dandelions and cut them before they go to seed. However they too have their own beauty. Every child enjoys a Dandelion clock
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I have often used old chairs in the garden. This one has no seat and so a piece of board holds the planter. Why waste a good chair by throwing it away.
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This next idea is using some old plates as bird baths. I had several of the stands around, normally used for plants. Some old ones had to be painted but turned out nice. I used those on the deck.
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This little cart is home made. I bought it many years ago at a garage sale. It's sort of delicate now, but it still makes a pretty planter.
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Mrs Blue Jay is still on her nest. I check on her now and then. She does not trouble to move brave girl. She knows I hope that I wont hurt her. I have fed them all winter. I think I deserve a photo.
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My fish is getting big. There are still 3 remaining fish. Just the right amount for the pond.
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Wild Honeysuckle.
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Tomorrow I dig. I have several Day lilly and an Iris to plant I will have more pictures too I hope.
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Merlesworld said...

They say weeds are just flowers in the wrong place I agree, but I like a lot of weeds so I leave them there too.
The garden is looking good.

Magic Love Crow said...

My friend, I love the way you garden! It's how I do it too! I am very natural! I love my weeds and I love using odd things. Keeps everything interesting and fun! Take Care ;o)

Amazing wonders in my life said...

I'm new to this blogging world... lovely pics... :)