Friday, May 30, 2014

The gardens are coming along now with our serious set back of so much loss it is still hard to take.
We have other plants blooming now the lilacs are lovely they always give the garden a nice nostalgic feeling.
We have some honeysuckle blooming and it gives off such a sweet fragrance it is said honeysuckle brings prosperity to your home.
We have bleeding hearts they are so pretty and dainty we have both the pink and white I equally love both.
The grapes have started to leaf out holy are they slow, I am grateful I did not loose them too.
I see little buds on some of the roses.
And, I see little bud coming in the lavender ~lavender to fascinates me

Monday, May 26, 2014

We have been working like crazy to fix up the gardens and I think we are winning.
Some of the lavender is starting to bud up so that is good. It is sad to see we have lost so many plants but we have been transplanting, trimming and trying to plan.
The garden actually has gone through a huge transformation this Spring.
The lilacs are in bloom now they are so pretty and just enough colour to the Spring gardens.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Happy Mother's Day

Today is a day we all get to think of our Mom's and reflect on being a Mom.
My Mom has always stood by me right or wrong she never leaves my side.
She is strong, she is funny and she is always, always their for me.
Love you Mom to the moon and back.
As for being a Mom it is the best job in the whole world. I knew when I was young I wanted a large family and I was blessed in finding a man who also wanted a large family. We have the most wonderful six children. They can keep us on our toes, they can make us laugh, we are very close and very loud.
May your day be filled with love, hugs and kisses Happy Mother's day

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Time to do a little soul searching...
From our winter we lost many plants and yes it has happened before but this time is it harder so much time, patience, love, hard, hard work and money goes into the gardens. I know am second guessing myself do I continue with my goal or step back and relax. Since 2010 it has been full steam ahead of work hard work for me and it  has been rewarding but when one takes this step with the gardens and it really is only me my kids do help but the bulk lands on me should I continue do I want to continue with such loss.
Financially maybe not worth it
Work volume maybe not worth it
The peace of looking at the gardens worth it
I love to see the new growth worth it
so I need to sit back and rethink my plans
I need to cut back on my goal of 1200 - 1500 plants
Maybe I need to concentrate on a few less gardens...
I will let you know in the mean time you will find me in the gardens