Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Wednesday - Garden Day

I've decided that Wednesday will be the day to share some garden photos or tell a story. But today, today is weather BLAH in Oregon. We Oregonians have a lot of tolerance for grey skies, but this is seriously damp, chilly, and blahhhhhhh......... So what I have are photos we'll pretend are today- overcast, but not so blah.

This is a feature in the front path garden, next to the Moomintroll Garden. See the mound in the back? That's Singing Rock Mountain. I collect rocks that appear to have open mouths. They gather there, on the mountain to sing. Baby rocks next to mama rock too.

Inspector 86 doing his job in the herb garden. He pronouces the new dirt and "hen proof" fencing satisfactory.

Two weeks later..... herbs getting established, tiny celantros making secondary leaves, alyssums purpling around the place, and pinapple mint getting bushy enough to make a batch of sun tea.

Yesterday, I spent the day with THESE devine creatures. My own Mudslide, and his two delightful classmates. We took a long field trip to the awesome children's museum in Salem. We stayed together and had such a nice time. Hours flew by!

We loved the bubble room, where you can make a bubble form around your whole body! And we liked climbing inside a model stomach. We all agreed that we didn't have enough playground time. Pah!

Finally, one last photo of the day's events. Mudslide and his knightly friend poised for action.

A delightful day to be sure, and I raced home to a hot cup of coffee, and afternoon spent in the studio, making new TEA themed cozies! Oooo, la la!

1 comment:

Lily - Tulip's Talking from the said...

I so enjoyed reading this post. You have a magical way with words, the kids are adorable, you are a fine mom for all that you do!

I believe I am a bit jealous of where you live.

I LOVE your herb garden, herbs are what I do to. Basil, garlic chives, my fav Rosemary, thyme, parsley, sage. And we have grapefruit, pineapples, tangerines, and lemons. But I'd give up our fruit and humidity for apple, pear, huge forests, lakes, wildlife, and more. Especially "real" seasons!

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