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One of many projects completed, Yay!

Written by Sue, Monday, April 26, 2021,,sunny warm, 70's

 I think it's past time to get beyond the Christmas and Valentine's Day post, don't you, after all, I have been doing other things, lots of things, and projects!

One thing I have been dealing with this week, is my very first cold virus of the season, and it has/is a doozie, I am so thankful it wasn't covid19!  Colds are bad but for me Spring colds are the worst, as I have to deal with pollen too!

Since I last posted we have been busy with many projects here at Pear Tree Lane,....

Do you remember last year when we decided it was time to redo the herb garden. here is the before, quite a sight, so we disassembled it and started over.

The process.. #1~Assembling  the raised beds....#2 placing the beds,#3 filed the beds with organic  compost(sheep manure) and soil, #4 once put back together gravel poured in walkway.

As you can see in #1the garden was in dire need of repair,#2 the fence was taken down, repaired, sanded and painted.#3~reassembled, mesh wire on fence to keep little critters out,#4 planted with herbs and veggies.

We had our first taste of fresh, organic butter crunch lettuce and kale for Sunday lunch, delicious. 

One of many projects we have been busy with, I am so happy to check this one off the list. Photo was taken this morning, we had a late frost the weekend, my basil didn't survive, it will have to be replaced, everything else survived, happy about that.

 This week we will be planting  beans, corn, peas, transplanting tomato and pepper plants. I will also be filling my planters with flowers, gathering herbs and drying them, after all, May is almost here. 
Thank you for visiting, 
may you have a most blessed week.


coffeeontheporchwithme said...

That is a beautiful garden, especially with the little white picket fence around it. -Jenn

Cheryl said...

Oh, your garden is beautiful, Sue! A lot of hard work is represented there, but what a wonderful reward for your labor!

So nice to see a post from you this morning. Hope your cold is short-lived and you are able to enjoy some pleasant springtime days!

Beside a babbling brook... said...

So sorry for the spring cold. Those, + allergies, just compound each other. Nasal passages get irritated, by one. So those nasty little cold virus' can implant themselves... And off we go. -sigh-

What a wonderful project completed!!!! What a sense of satisfaction, seeing the Before and After photos!

And just looking at it, each day!



Ginny Hartzler said...

What a large and beautiful herb garden! And I bet it smells divine. All your hard work sure paid off.

Old Time Cindy said...

Happy to see you back, Sue! I know that your garden overhaul was a lot of work. It looks great! I've been busy sprucing up my garden. Always a work in progress. God bless!

Vee said...

So pretty your garden. What an effort to have things look beautiful and perform well. Exquisitely done!

With this crazy weather, I don't know how you dare to plant a thing, but the weird cold has to go sooner rather than later.

Thank you for posting, Dear One. 🌷

happyone said...

Lots of work went into making your beautiful new garden. Looks fantastic!!
Sorry to hear you have a cold and hope you're better soon.

ellen b. said...

What a great improvement. I can see you have been very busy! Sorry about that cold!

Lea said...

So impressive and so good looking. You have been a busy bee and so sorry that you have a cold. Hoping it is short lived and you are on the up and up very soon. So good to visit.

Leslie said...

wow Sue. This looks amazing!!!! When I saw the chippy fence in the before pics, I thought it was gorgeous, but the after, with the raised beds is beautiful. You are going to have so much fun gardening in that space.

Gina said...

Sue, your garden is delightful! I love all the neatly organized beds. We are behind in our gardening tasks. The weather has been so odd this year. Last week it was freezing (some nights below 30 degrees). The last few days have been in the 80's soon to return to the normal 60's and 70's for this time of year. I look forward to seeing your garden flourish as I know it will! xo

Edna B said...

Your garden is beautiful. And thoughtfully designed. I wish you lots and lots of veggies. Enjoy your day, hugs, Edna B.

Theresa said...

Gorgeous update to your garden! This should be in a magazine! Enjoy your day dear friend, HUGS!

Beside a babbling brook... said...

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Beside a babbling brook... said...

July 20, 2021

Hello there!!!!

Anything going on around here?????????


Can we expect a post, soon??????????

Gentle hugs,

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