My How Our Garden Grows...and Eli too!

I know, I know, I haven't posted in ages! Sorry. With the weather being so beautiful, I just don't want to sit on the computer and blog! :)

We have, however, been spending a ton of time in our yard and sprucing up the place with foliage, flowers and our vegetable garden! I love the planning part! I love planting things! And most of all, I love watching things grow!

I discovered this spring that our back yard gets very little sun so finding flowering plants was a challenge, but well worth it in the end. We took the one spot that does get a decent amount of sun and created a 4 x 4 garden box and are attempting to grow veggies and fruit! Here are a few pictures of our "landscaping" with containers.

Thanks for the Hostas Jana, its my favorite pot with the pink Impatient accents!

These pots are recovering after we sorted out the drip fiasco

Early stages
Taking over

Lemon Larrys (aka cucumbers)
I love how these little arms reach out and curl around anything!

And of course Eli has been growing like a weed! It seems that he is pretty much a little kid now (baby phase is over for sure, and not much toddler phase left either, I'm afraid). He would spend all his waking hours outside if he could. He often requests to eat lunch and dinner outside which we are happy to oblige, given this amazing "coastal" weather we've been having. He rides his tricycle, loves kicking balls, plays ice hockey (with a baseball bat and ball, of course), creates play dough masterpieces and chases the dogs and bubbles. I never thought I'd love our backyard or having it full of toys, but it all just reminds me of what a happy, silly, loving little boy we have, and that makes it perfect!

1 comment:

daniella said...

How is this possible? It was as if yesterday I was emailing with Joy and she was saying there's some "big news in the office" to be announced soon and she can't wait to tell me. I pulled it out of her anyways, and it was that you were pregnant with Eli. I just can't comprehend how fas time goes by. Eli is a little boy I could definitely eat. He seems low maintenance too!

I don't garden because I kill things. More power to you...your pots are gorgeous.