A lot has been happenin’ at the Five Birch Perch – especially with our gardens-to-be. We started our seeds for the veggie and herb gardens (with a few flower seeds started for good measure), and set up the mini-greenhouse by the back door/laundry area.
Look at those little guys growing! Butch also marked out where the veggie garden is going in the yard and will be having a neighbor come over to till soon. I’ve also got some mini rose bushes to plant once it gets warmer and my shrubs and trees are on their way.
Until I can be sure that the last frost really is, well, last frost, I can only play out in my bulb garden. It was such a treat to discover beautiful double daffodils and iris coming up already, so I’ve steadily been adding past-prime bulbs left over from work.
The view from the craft room window upstairs:
And cut flowers on the table always look good:
And a few updates on my decorating/indoor gardening. I got a new Nephthytis from work (my old one got munched on by Freddy-dog), and have been scouring the Maxx for cool planters and vases.
Not to mention, the library was having a book sale and I found THIS:
Just a little serenity on a Sunday afternoon…my first day off after 6 straight (to be followed by 2 more weeks like this – ugh). But Spring and gardening is on the horizon, along with volunteering and fun outings like roller derby and film festivals and craft fairs, and of course, the wedding!