These pine tree limbs broke during the big snow storm a few weeks back. It is unusual for us to have such large branches break during the winter.
I did take a little walk around and was thrilled to find that my potted Ligularia survived another winter. Those tiny green shoots just above the soil make me very happy.
the tall yellow flower is Ligularia. I just leave it right in the container and sink it into the ground.
Speaking of surviving, this butterfly bush did quite well. They say that butterfly bushes bloom only on new wood, but I swear that one mild winter, mine bloomed on the old wood.
Now I know I was not dreaming. Look at all the new growth.
Rather than do outside work, I have been checking my favorite online clothing retailer for close out pricing. This week I found a few items at a price I could not resist.
I also bought this top in three bright summer colors:
I put all my summer camis away last fall. I just hope I did not order another one in the same color I already own!
My Weekend Goal was to Make a Bench Pillow - I am happy to report that I accomplished that goal!
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