Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Resting in the Garden


This is Annie relaxing after the Master Gardeners Garden tour at my house last Saturday - I had over 900 people walk through my gardens.  What a wonderful day it was sharing my plants and ideas with others.  Of course everything was in tip-top shape due to all the great rain we got the weeks before and the wonderful help of many Master Gardener volunteers who came to help weed and clean up the yard.  I am so thankful for them, I couldn't have done it without them.

One of my favorite comments overheard at my garden was from a landscape architect who said they really liked my gardens and one other the best because they were in smaller yards and they showed a great use of space and what can be done in a truly urban yard.

I am flattered and pleased since that has been my goal all along and to have someone from my industry say that means I have done what I set out to accomplish!

I am ready to take a break from my own gardens for a few weeks and just what what transpires.  The peach tree has blossomed and baby peaches are growing, same for the apple.


The winter veggies are starting to mature, some bolting to go to seed, others flower and then going to seed.  But there is still much to eat, lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, yellow peppers, Sweet 100 tomatoes all which end up in my lunch or dinner daily.

Here's me resting and hugging the broccoli after the tour - ahh it is good to be the Garden Goddess!

Happy Digging, Doreen

3 comments:

AcaciaKane said...

It was a great day! Thank you for sharing your garden with us!

Meredith said...

Congratulations, Doreen! I cannot imagine playing hostess to 900 people for any reason ever. Kudos to you on a beautiful garden. :)

Sweet Life Garden said...

Oh my, you have been working Hard, you deserve a nice, long rest!

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