It’s been a long week

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/ingredients/  (BTW, a measuring cup?  NOT an “ingredient” man…)

It has been a long week.  Not sure why.  There were the same number of days in it as other weeks.  Same number of hours too, although it for a couple of days, it seemed like there were more.

But, I did make it to Friday, and there are only 2 weeks and a bit before vacation starts.

So now, to celebrate Friday, here are some pictures from our backyard.

 Delphinium (a little on the heavy side)

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Eggplant (a flower, and one ready to harvest)

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Cherries almost ready

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Beets – getting there

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If you look really close, you can see Ms. (Mr?) Hummingbird

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First dahlia bloom

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Tomatoes!!

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Climbing hydrangea blooming

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Lettuce

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One final bloom from the I-don’t-remember-what-you’re-called flower.

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Posted on June 12, 2015, in Daily Post, Photos I took and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 23 Comments.

  1. The garden is looking super fine!

  2. I am S-O-O in love with your garden. Do you frequently use edible flowers?

  3. What a pleasure to share in your garden experience. Could you spare an ingredient for my recipe? See: https://wordpress.com/read/post/id/40623825/9263/

  4. Love your garden! 🙂

  5. This is such a beautiful garden!

    • Thanks – it’s still a work in progress (seeing as last year at this time it was still weeds), but it’s coming along.

  6. This is a beautiful garden, and I can empathize with the long week, long days, long hours.

    • Thanks! I think it’s also that I’m so close to holidays – work always seems to crawl much slower the closer they come.

  7. I love cherries. Are they hard to grow?

    • I don’t actually know. The cherry trees were here when we bought the house (and have been hear for a long time by the looks of them). They seem to do better in alternate years, but I don’t know a lot about them otherwise.

  8. EM !!! – this is FABULOUS ! You clever things (or is it just you?) !

    • Thanks! I can’t take credit for it all – Kevin waters and helps with the planning (and he is in charge of the bamboo). It’s definitely come a long way in the past year!

      • I felt sure it would be both of you – after all, you were siamese twins when it came to doing up the house !

  9. Such artistry in your photos. My hummingird comes to my red plastic feeder—ai need more colorful plants

    • Thanks so much. The hummers love our fushias (never could spell this right), but are wary of our fancy hummingbird feeders. I think I may switch to the simple plastic ones…

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