Warm….and Sunny….Together? Yay!

I have so loved the last few weekends. They have been sunny, warm and not too rainy – or at least enough so that I haven’t needed a parka or a boat to play in the yard.

And “play” I have. In May, I was able to light-rake the remnants of winter off my front yard (left over leaves, ‘helicopters’, etc.) before putting down my crabgrass preventative (no raking once that goes down).

helping rake the grass
My favorite little helper! She did a great job too.
Time to clean up!
Time to clean up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Princess planted these tulips about 2 years ago...Beautiful!
The Princess planted these tulips about 2 years ago…Beautiful!

I also had the chance to clean up my flower beds in the back yard to better showcase The Princess’s beautiful tulips. (They really were gorgeous this year!) I couldn’t believe how many maple tree sprouts I pulled. Fortunately my favorite little helper was all about helping mommy pull them out…and she did a great job too!

I love my Mother's Day roses. The Princess thought I needed some yellow to go with my pinks.
I love my Mother’s Day roses. The Princess thought I needed some yellow to go with my pinks.

I was also able to plant the beautiful new Rose bush I got for Mother’s Day. I’ve already had a couple of blooms and they are the most lovely yellow! Before I planted it, I made sure I “prepped” the area with some compost soil (I love Dairy Doo) then mixed in some Rose Tone so it doesn’t get hungry and sprinkled in some Myke’s to help it adjust to its new home. I can’t wait till it blooms again.

This weekend’s project: Finish up the vegetable garden!

Until next time…enjoy the beautiful weather!

Mary Gold