Monday, July 26, 2010

From Our Garden...

The Ivy is growing some roots so I can transplant it.

I love Ivy - it always looks so fresh to me!


Our Bluberries have done pretty well this year. We have 18 bushes most of which are about 3 years old now. We have frozen about 2 gallons of berries and I can't even tell you how many we already ate!



Yellow Tomato - I love these things!



These are a little "ugly" from the uneven rains we have been getting, but they taste delicious!

My next craft project:


I have had these drying out in the garage for ages. My hubby is a very patient man! He drilled the holes for me and I will dig out the dried seeds and then prime and paint them for birdhouses. Riley, my 11 year old, helped to drill them out, so one has a bigger  "entry way" than the others, but that way we will accomodate several types of birds. Hopefully, we will attract my favorites- Bluebirds!

We are getting ready for a sale this weekend, so my project is on hold while I clean out closets and drawers for donations to our 4H Club for the yard sale, but I can't wait to get started on this!

I am wondering if I can find a good paint that doesn't have a lot of fumes or residue.

Suggestions are verrrry appreciated !

TY - Merit K

3 comments:

  1. I am a little jealous... I live in an apartment as of right now and have dreaming of having a garden ALL summer :(

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  2. I so wish I could have a garden. We live in a house, with a big yard, but we rent and the landlord will not allow us a garden :(
    What a great bounty you have gotten from yours! Looks yummy!

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  3. Sorry, just getting back to visiting in bloggyland and I'm just to this post today! You've likely already painted, but I've heard that adding a little clear vanilla (like a tsp. to a gallon of paint) will kill the fumes.

    Hope your sale went well and you are having a wonderful summer!
    Blessings,
    Lori

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