This truck in a lovely shade of lime green delivered the concrete for the re-build of garage next door. The driver was a big burley man with very large muscles and many tattoos. His driving companion was a little black poodle… I tried to get a picture of the dog however; it was nervous and kept hiding in the truck cab.
Today we have walls.
Holly has appointed herself the site supervisor. She has been excitedly offering suggestions to the builders. Most seem to involve many pats and treats for her. She has also taken on the responsibility of site cleanup. This morning she has amassed a pile of hammers, a sledgehammer, a large cache of wood, and other miscellaneous building materials.
The bossy little dog.
The boys prefer a snooze in the sun.
Me, I am experiencing the joy of discovery in a garden awakening from winter sleep.
I discovered these daffodils at the edge of my woods. Since Juan, I have discovered many plants growing in odd places, a result of the many trees that were up rooted in my yard.
I love sunflowers. After finding the volunteer sunflowers in my yard during the fall of 2004, I have been thinking of planting more at the edge of the woods. I just received my order from Veseys.
Double Dandy Sunflower Helianthus annuus, Early Russian Sunflower Helianthus annuus, Prado Red Shades Sunflower Helianthus annuus, Razzmatazz Sunflower Mix Helianthus annuus, Ruby Eclipse Sunflower Helianthus annuus. (click each one to see a photo & description)
Last packet is wildflowers - Downeast Mixture.
Since the planting directions are the same for all of the varieties I plan to mix all the packages, scatter the seed, and come what may...
There will be flowers on the East Coast. (most pictures are clickable)