...because next Friday is May. MAY!
The Husband has been busy rearranging things in the backyard to reduce our small lawn by half. With the drought, it doesn't make sense to use water on a lawn. Half of it will no longer be watered and we are severely reducing the amount of water that the other half will received--much of that will be from the buckets of water we collect as the shower warms up.
Most of our garden is in containers, so he's moving many of them onto the part of the lawn that we are letting go. That way any runoff will go into the ground for use by the tree and other plants that are in-ground.
This week, our peony finally bloomed:
The yellow ranunculus are almost ready:
This beautiful peach bearded iris opened:
And in the containers by the front door, we have delphinium:
Up this weekend: It's the Husband's birthday so we'll celebrate by going out to dinner to one of his favorite places.
On the craft front, I have a bunch of things to do: two handspuns to ply, the fulling/felting of the Parritch Bonnet, the commission project to work on... And, of course, those various household chores that need to happen.
We'll see how far I get!
...and a finished object. I decided to do an art yarn for Ravellenics after all. This is Peacock Shades handspun [ Ravelry ]: and the...
...not a lot of progress is happening right now. And it's started raining again, so not outside photo shoots until that stops. All I r...
...first one for September. Things are winding down in the garden. Our cherry tomato plant is in peak production mode. The abutilon i...
...and the weekend report. In a nutshell, the weekend was catch-up chores and a little bit of weaving. There was so much catch-up to do! W...