Sunday, June 21, 2009

Update w/ Lots of pix

Haven't posted in a few days so here is a general update. Brandon and I have been working hard in our garden all weekend. I am obsessed with fruit and loved having fruit trees when I was a kid, so we went to the nursery yesterday and got some! Our little jeep was loaded with goodies!
We already have beautiful orange & grapefruit trees:
which came with the house as well as a peach tree (which we haven't gotten any ripe fruit from yet). So in addition to those we bout a Santa Rosa plum tree
(the ones with the red centers - yum!), apricot and lime.
And just a few flowers to put in between them for color:

We're still planning to put some more flowers and then some of those rubber wood chips down to keep the weeds out. Its not a drastic change, but definitely an improvement in our blank-slate of a yard:
I can't wait to get grass in there!
I also decided to start some herbs & vegetable plants from seeds:
(Oregano, Cilatro, Basil, Tomato, Zucchini & Peppers) Hope they take off!

Here is a look at the front yard which we worked on last weekend.

The hydrangea's are blooming!

Some pretty petunias =-D

Amidst all the gardening I finished my star blankie!

Gave it to Jamie at her shower yesterday and she seemed to love it!

I realized I only have less than two weeks to complete another baby blanket for a shower in July! Where has the time gone?!? I started it the other night and it already looks awesome! I'll share some pictures as soon as there is more progress.

Hope you all are having a wonderful & relaxing Sunday. Happy Father's day to all the dad's out there! Mine is in Montreal visiting family this week which is why we celebrated last weekend.

Until next time, Ciao!


  1. You've been pretty busy! I love to see your garden blooming and growing.
    Keep up the good work and show us your next blanket!

  2. Oh! you finished it already? I'm almost done, will probably finish with just a few hours to spare of the month. How big did you make it?

  3. hola, hermosa mantita de estrella, podrias subir el patron?? te esta quedando so cute, bye.