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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Fertilizer Friday!

Hey guys! I thought I would join Tootsie for Fertilizer Friday. Please pay her a visit, she is an amazing gardener! Ahhhh...I remember when my backyard looked like this. I am so ready to have green grass and blooming flowers again!

I'm ready to sit out here and enjoy the nice weather while sipping on a glass of sweet tea. Please!! No more of this...I don't think I can take anymore! lol...

My trees are starting to bloom. We have been anxiously awaiting since we planted them after they flowered last year. The one in the background is new so it's not blooming as much. The other tree croaked last year!

The creeping phlox is starting to bloom too. I have alot of this and it gets thicker every year...it's so pretty! I think spring is finally here!!

One more thing...Congrats to one of my dearest friends, Kim. She got engaged tonight! Her boyfriend surprised her in front of her friends and family. Congratulations!!!!!
We are leaving for Branson in the morning for a little getaway, but when I get back I plan on making more items for my Etsy Store. I hope to find more birds and birdhouses while I'm up that way. Have a great weekend!!


15 comments:

Darla said...

What a gorgeous back yard area you had and will have very soon again.

Denise said...

I think that first picture is when I first found your blog, I LOVED it :) Glad to see buds coming, and hopefully no more snow for you guys this year... well until Dec that is ;) Have a great weekend.

Reynie said...

I'm with you! I'm so over winter and ready for some CONSISTENT warm weather! Love your back yard! Enjoy your weekend away trip!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Lovge your backyard Have a great weekend...

Hocking Hills Gardener said...

A big contrast in the seasons. We are all longing for blooms again and it looks like you are starting to get some. Have a wonderful trip.
Lona

Tootsie said...

I know exactly how you feel! I can't wait either...you seem to be ahead of us here...nothing is blooming yet in my garden, however I did see one tulip up at the kid's school!
thanks for linking in today...congrats to your friend!

noel said...

aloha,

its nice to see the buds again and soon you'll be outdoors on your patio with beautiful containers of annuals again!

Christine said...

Your back yard is beautiful! I long for some warm sunny days again. =O) Happy Spring.

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! I love seeing your backyard and I have no doubts it'll even be prettier this year!
Have a grand time on your trip and thanks for popping in to see our little Carter.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;0

A Hint of Home said...

Things are starting to bloom around here as well. I'm soooo enjoying everything that is blooming.
Have a great time in Branson. Love it there.

kanishk said...

Love your back yard! Enjoy your weekend away trip!
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Short Poems said...

Gorgeous garden :)
Lovely blog,really nice pics here, thanks for sharing with us :)

Marinela

The Stylish House said...

Kristen,
Enjoy your trip to Branson and bring back lots of warm sunny weather! I like the pretty pink on your tree and creeping phlox. We lost a big tree last winter and our new one is slow to bloom also.
Cathy

Liz said...

~Hi Kristen~

What a beautiful backyard space you've created. I hope you had a wonderful trip! *Hugs* ~Liz

lcparsons said...

Beautiful backyard and so serene!!!

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