Saturday, February 14, 2009

Another reason to love Texas...




This was one of those perfect mornings for working in the yard. The weather was mild with a cool breeze to keep me from getting too hot. Also, it is a little cloudy so the sun didn't bake my brain. I managed to clean the old mulch and fall leaves out of the front flower bed, turn the soil and add some compost and fertilizer, and then planted some cold-tolerant spring flowers. The local nursery had a wonderful selection of snap dragons, pansies, and ornamental kale. I had a few left over so I put some pansies in the pots on the front porch. They look so much more welcoming that the dead leaves and cobwebs! I figured I could get the flowers in and then come spring break I will put out some veggies. I did get the supplies to start some bedding plants and will put them on the sun porch. Once the container garden is ready and the last freeze passes, they should be big enough to move. Nothing beats a Saturday morning working in the yard!

3 comments:

Woolverton Girl said...

They look so pretty! I should do mine, but it's hard to find the time with two little ones at home.

Sarah Harward said...

It looks so great! Even though I don't like really hot weather, after the winter we've had, this is tempting me to move to Texas!!

lucky number seven said...

i have a planter that needs some attention . . . how much do you charge?