Morning on the Deck, Plants, and the Center Fold Pose (again)
Good morning everyone!
Its 64 degrees on the deck this
morning, and I love it.
Plus, I get to hang with my
And Lily Bit.
Yesterday I watered my plants.
I try to do that every other day but
with the rain this spring, I have not
had to do it much at all.
I did happened to notice that
my Hydrangea bush was about to bloom.
This will be the second Hydrangea bloom
this season but actually the first
on this bush since I planted it in
the spring of 2020, when I moved here.
This one was actually a sprout
from my two big bushes at the old
I am so excited.
coming up. This is from the package
of seeds I got at Mama Beverly's
Can't wait to see what
You know I shared with you that
we had that terrible freeze in
Dec. I call this the Freeze of
Dec. 2020. I thought it got
my English Ivy, and it did get
the exposed vines, but with all my
work to cut it all back, its coming
up from the ground.
I thought it got a bush in the
front yard but that is
I was worried it got my
red velvet Crepe Myrtle but
yay, that came back from the
I was pretty sure, since I could not locate
my Lemon Sage was gone.
I have grown this for 35 yrs, and even
though I never cook with it, I like having
it. However, I found some that was
growing under the deck where
seeds had blown last spring!
Managed to find enough to
put in two pots.
This stuff is good to keep around
the deck or patio to
ward off blood sucking flying
man eating TN
Not sure if it works but I
have read it does.
I would also like to get some
lemon grass to maybe plant
between my Hydrangeas in front of
not anywhere as bad as they
were on Catskill Dr. due
to the cheek next to the house,
but if I can ward any of them off,
Actually, thought of a bat box
to see if I can bring some around.
I tell you, this girl is working that
Center Fold pose