I had a few double early peony Monsella tulips (yellow with a red stripe) that bloomed yesterday.
I cut them all and put them on my dining room table (with a few other tulips/daffodils) where I could enjoy them all this week.
They are much smaller than they were when I planted them about four years ago, but they still make a nice dining room table centerpiece.
DH had to go to ACE Hardware tonight to get some fertilizer. While he went looking for that, I headed straight for the little flower section they have...the first time I have looked for annuals this year! I found a few things I just had to buy:
Flowering Kale in purple and green/white. I have only planted this once, but it is so wonderful in the fall (if you can get it through the worm eating stage). I decided to give it a try in some of my containers this year.
I also picked up a cinnamon basil plant:
We had to go to a builder's supply store to look at composite decking after work today. We are having a small deck built this year on the front of our home to replace our crumbling concrete steps. We hired the same contractor who did our living room last fall. He won't be able to build it until early July, but we had to pick out the color so it could be ordered. We decided on a TREX Transcend product. The color is called Spiced Rum. Here is the tiny little sample piece with my salvia tag on top:
I guess as you get older, you have to pay more to work less.
It's a sad fact of life.
My Weekend Goal was to Make a Bench Pillow - I am happy to report that I accomplished that goal!
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