Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sunday Catch Up

I've been busy, but that doesn't mean you haven't been on my mind.  I've been working diligently on a Christmas present and I had to wait for more supplies to finish it.  It's almost done.  The gift is for our daughter who'll be flying in from Japan for the holiday and I want to have her stuff finished before she gets here.
While I've been upstairs working away Mac has been busy in the backyard getting the greenhouse ready for winter.  He's painted wooden shelving and put them  up with cinderblocks, then started moving the coleus and other "tender" plants in. He transplanted the lettuce to the greenhouse because the rains just keep beating them down.  The cabbage are tougher and are doing well outside.
I have more crocheting to get done and then need to finish something I've started for Mac.
Yesterday I made homemade chile and it was so good, without all the sodium you get from canned chile.  It was nice that it was finally cool enough to have something like that.  Today I need to do some baking.  Will do that while I watch really bad football.

Transplanted lettuce and coleus

More Coleus and a Hydrangea


Zinnias grown from our own seeds

Broad Beans coming up in the garden


  1. Good for both of you! I'm jealous of "working diligently". I'm working fitfully, and accomplishing little. This will be my season of few results.

  2. It's a busy time of year with all the Christmas crafting going on. Our weather has turned really cold this weekend so I've moved all the tender plants in to the greenhouse for the winter too.

  3. It's a rainy day here. Well, more like drizzly. I'm not motivated to do much of anything!

  4. All is well with your world.

  5. Looking terrific.
    I am running so late, being sick sure didn't help. Yikes !

    cheers, parsnip

  6. you're nothing if not industrious. Surprised to see that beans will grow this time of year.

  7. I wonder if you have to heat your greenhouse? We would have to, here, to keep tender plants like coleus going over the winter. They don't really grow well outside here, even in the summer. It's not reliably warm enough. But I do grow them indoors.

  8. Your greenhouse is so tidy, we have been taking plants out of the garden into the greenhouse and the very tender ones out of the greenhouse into the house. It is a busy time of year both in the garden and coming up to Christmas, you sound very busy and productive too:)

  9. Your greenhouse is really cute! You have been busy, I hope you get all your projects done! :)


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