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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Fertilizer Friday...My front yard

Hey Guys! This week I'm joining Tootsie for Fertilizer Friday. Please go pay her a visit! She has the most amazing flowers you've ever seen!! I thought I would show you my front yard this week, I don't think I've ever posted it on my blog. Like I said in my last post, Lowe's has all their flowers dirt cheap right now, so I couldn't resist buying more! Some of the ones I had planted didn't survive anyway and I had to rip them up. I recently bought the zinnias, they are one of my favorites and do well in the heat. Boy, those crape myrtles need a trim, that's a good job for hubby!


Miracle Grow!! It does wonders!
I bought some of these at Lowes too .50! (don't know what they're called)

The beautiful zinnias!

We did this little landscape a few years ago. It really added to the yard.



We also landscaped the side of our house a few years ago too. There was nothing here, just the air conditioner unit and electric box. It took forever for me to plan this out with the plants and everything. Kevin built the fence last year and I spray painted it brown. It doesn't hide the unit, but looks better that nothing. It lifts off in case we have to have it worked on, like we did this week! It got to 90 degrees inside, we stayed at my parents.



Some of my neighbors have these flags, so I had to have one too!


I did the wreath in all colors to match my flowers...


A peek inside....see...everything is the same! I haven't moved one thing...lol.

I'll be posting something new within the next few weeks. Have a great weekend!! For more outdoor pictures, visit my last three posts!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Happy summer!!

Hey guys! I hope you are all having a wonderful summer!! I have been doing a little bit of everything and a whole lot of nothin! lol...I want to apologize for leaving you hanging though. Ever since Chase got out of school my blogging has been taking the back burner. We have neighbor kids over every day and my blogging room is their new hang out! It's too hot for them to play outside right now, we've had temps in the upper 90's and 100's. I also feel like I'm constantly watering. I really wish we had a sprinkler system right now! I water day and night! (dreading the water bill) Anyways, I haven't done any decorating in forever. I'm still waiting on my creativity to return. I usually move some things around or something, I guess it's just the heat! My priority is keeping my flowers and grass alive right now!


These are the prettiest pots I've ever had...I used Miracle grow moisture control potting soil. I definitly recomend it!

We've been doing alot of swimming to stay cool. My aunt has a really nice pool and lets us use it alot. Chase is on the left with two of his friends, Evan and Tori.
We drove up to Mt. Magazine a few weeks ago for the butterfly festival. I took this picture...I've been seeing alot of these butterflies lately.

I also took these pics of the humming bird there. Isn't he so cute!


After all the watering is done, I like to lay on the hammock and watch the sunsets. What a beautiful time of day!

I will try to post my front yard soon. I actually planted MORE flowers this evening. Lowe's had them for .50 for a 4 inch pot. I couldn't resist since they were so cheap! Have a great rest of the week!









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