Tuesday Garden Party, September 6, 2011….Happy Birthday DH!

Wow I have been away so long.  3 weeks in South Carolina…the hurricane just missed us, then getting back and having so much to do!  DH watered  and my 82-year-old mother came over and deadheaded along with my sweet BF neighbor who greeted me when I got home with the yummiest oreo cupcakes.

I am overall disappointedwith the performance of our garden….well I should say the tomatoes.  In invested so much in them after attending a seminar this year really hoping, but let’s face it, here in Humboldt, on the coast, it is just darn hard to grow tomatoes without a greenhouse.

Getting back into the swing of things includes today is DH’s birthday along with his precolonoscopy day.  He did not plan that very well.  I spent a fair amoun of time ouside and probably need to pick more zucchini.  I think I will go check. 

In the meantime, here is what awaited me when I got home:

 

Onward!

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About Allysgrandma
Passionate homemaker after 35 years of working and raising daughters! Finally time for my first love (other than DH who I met when I was 12)....sewing and quilting.

2 Responses to Tuesday Garden Party, September 6, 2011….Happy Birthday DH!

  1. Becky L says:

    Welcome back and our garden didn’t do good at all. I am pulling out stuff soon. Altho my back fence neighbor said they are finally getting cherry tomatoes. I’ll have to check mine since I’ve not watered in a week cuz nothing was growing and it’s been hot. Colonoscopy-oh joy! I don’t like them nor the prep the day prior! Necessary evil though. Take care and don’t over do it! Hugs!

  2. minervasgardenwriter says:

    Look at that wonderful zucchini–I didn’t grow any this year and really missed it, so am considering adding it for next year’s garden. And your strawberries look gorgeous–mine didn’t produce a lot, and the slugs ate several before I could get to them. I kept thinking about you on the East Coast during the hurricane–glad to hear you made it back safely!

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