Skip to main content

Around the garden

I know that around blogland gardening is the hip thing to do these days :) But I assure you I did it before it was cool! 


We have made a few small changes in the veggie garden this year. We built raised beds. It was so much fun to make them ouselves! 


Excuse the weeds in this photo :) 
We placed the beds where the garden was previous years. We layed down cardboard in the bottom to elliminate the weeding as much as possible. 


I find it so much fun to look at photos from when we just had seedlings and just beginning. And then see a photo from now that the veggies are overflowing the beds! 


We have red beets, spinach, sallad, onions, radishes in the beds. We have already picked alot of sallad, spinach and radishes. It such an amazing feeling to be able to pick something you have grown from seeds! 




We also grow rhubarbs, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. The rhubarbs are very ripe and we have already made both jam and lemonade. Oh, the season of canning! 


We also grow a few herbs. Mostly oregano because it is huge! But also chives, thyme and lemon balm. 


We use the herbs in sallads and for cooking fresh, but we also dry them for storing.


We had such luck with our tomatoes last year, that we expanded with a few more. We made a new bed for them and are all ready for some red gold! But we also planted them a little to late, so we´ll have to wait a bit longer.


I dug out a new place to plant some flowers in the frontyard. All the pants are transplanted from around the garden. I am so very happy about how it turned out! I also made that bird bath :)


The liliacs and lilys of the valley are long gone, but the Jasmine has just bloomed and so has the peonies. 


Being in my garden, just walking in it, picking some weeds or watering makes me so ay peace. I can miss it when I am away from home and often think: Oh, how I wish I just was in the garden right now...

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Memory keeping | Autumn TN 02

If you´d like to see my first few pages in my Autumn mini, just click here

I am still working away in my Autumn travelers notebook. I have enjoyed to add bits and pieces and stories about some of my favorite things about fall. I will go on in November and then start my annual Christmas mini at the start of December. 


Quotes are one of my favorite things to include in my memory keeping projects, so it is no suprise that I have quite a few in here. 



I will use most of the remaining pages for my 30 day gratitude project that I do every year with the grand finale of Thankgiving at the end of the month. 
I have a question, if you are one who makes traveler notebooks, how do you store them when they are done?


Memory keeping | December mini 2016 - 6 past favorites

Three years ago, when my fianc√© and me celebrated our first December together, I started a December minibook. It´s a 6x8 binder from Simple Stories with pocket pages. I decided that I´ll have three years worth of December memories in this mini. So this year marks the last one being documented in this book. I am not doing anything daily (as in the December Daily project that Ali Edwards do) and since I do Project Life every week this album is all about our December traditions and sometimes I do have double recordings, but for me it is all ok. What I have felt special about working in my December mini is that I go all in with glitter, cheesy wordings etc. It´s fun! I fitted 3 years of Decembers in one album and this year I am getting a new album, but will still do the same thing.

Today I thought I´d share a few favorite pages and elements from the past 3 years before I start the new album.


1. I really like that I have included the things I have been inspired by every year. I take a screen…

Kellie Stamps CT 2016 | November

I'm so happy about the re-release of two alpha sets this month from Kellie Stamps! Slim Jim is a set I use all the time for all kinds of projects. 

Here is a new page I did for the re-release.

I've been so inspired by fellow team member Diane and her awesome traveller notebooks lately. She often creates backgrounds using her alpha stamps, so I lifted her and made this background for my layout. I very rarely use any other color than black to stamp with, but after using this blue/teal Ink I may have to start. 

Since my love is worse in his MS his wheelchair is a must. We are that couple that hold hands a lot and that is something I miss. But when the road is a tiny bit downhill we totally hold & roll :)