Gardening During the Summer


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Gardening is so much fun and the benefits of gardening are something that you cannot let go of because of the amount of food that you get from your garden. We are looking forward to this year because we have already got most of our garden put in for the upcoming summer months. This year we are doing many things to fill our property with things that we can eat throughout the year.

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Here are our raised beds that we have onions, garlic, sage, tarragon, dill, eggplant, oregano, tomatoes (soon), and cilantro. We are looking forward to watching them grow and produce. We will be putting up more pictures as we go along on this journey of our garden. It is going to look pretty when they all start growing and producing their leaves.

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Squash is the best because you can do quite a few things with squash. Of course, it is going to be a while before they are ready but watching them grow is the best part of it all. This is just the start of our adventure with our garden. Throughout, the process we will be documenting the beauty of our garden when it finally takes off, and we know that it does not look that pretty right now.

The Lovely Splendor of the Outdoors 2


0715141716a One of the baby hawks that is living in the heritage oak tree that is in our front yard.

0604141229a Beautiful flowers that you can look at during the spring, and summer months.

0604141229 The best picture of the flower’s in our front flower bed this year! I absolutely love these flowers.

0604141228 An Absolutely beautiful piece to the flowers in the our front flower bed.

0604141228a Multi-colored and with radiant beauty. I love having beautiful flowers to look at throughout the year.

0616141923 Our lovely garden that we have planted this year! Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Squash, Zucchini, and Peppers!

1402964690386Rows of beauty and waiting for them to produce the goods.

The Evening Slumber


The Start of Your Day

A beautiful summer day, when you arrive home from work you sit back and enjoy the beautiful array of flowers, your garden, maybe you sit down and watch a little television. Knowing that you have a house to clean, a yard to work in, and many other things that need to be done. However, when you get home from your long day you just want to sit back and take it easy for a little while. The sun is shining bright today and there is not much wind coming through. The coolest part of our yard is under our carport because the breeze that comes through is wonderful.

The Children at Work

The children working in the yard after pulling weeds out of the garden. The numerous blooms on the cucumber, squash, tomato, jalapenos, bell peppers, and zucchini plants give you a warm feeling that soon you will have vegetables from the hard work that you have put into your garden. The flowers in the front yard are bright with beautiful colors. Yellow, Red, and pink flowers all  around your home. Maybe you have a fire in the fire pit to start your night off in the right way. Depending on how the wind is blowing decides if you can so that nothing happens when you start the fire.

Admiring the Scenery

Watching the many vibrant colors of dragonflies as they fly around looking for food, a mate, or just someplace to take a rest. The sounds of the birds nesting in the beautiful heritage oak trees surrounding the road that you live on. The hawks in the front yard taking care of their young. The other morning as they were sitting in the Florida room the male hawk came flying through looking around to find some food for his young. On the way back to the nest after finding some food for the little ones you could see the female hawk tearing the meat off of the food for their young. An awesome sight for anyone to watch first thing in the morning as the sun is just rising over the trees.