August 3, 2012

It's Friday! What Are Y'all Doing This Weekend?




I'm gonna try to sneak in a little early morning gardening between viewing the Olympics and celebrating a dear aunt's birthday. 

What are y'all doing?  Whatever it is, I hope you get some good garden time!

21 comments:

  1. I thought I'd try some early morn gardening, but not sure I can handle it! I think I'll be spending some time planning what I'll do this fall. . .like cleaning up! And learning how to take pictures like you. Happy birthday to your dear aunt! Oh, and wrangling all my plastic containers: an annual August project!

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  2. Looks like your recent rains have been good for your daisies. Plan on getting up early before the heat moves in and garden of course.

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  3. It's been so hot that I barely feel like going into the garden anymore! When I do, it's usually to fight with the voles, alas! But it gives me time to tackle some indoor projects - painting is on the menu for this weekend, I believe. Glad you are getting some good gardening time in! Enjoy the weekend!

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    1. Glad to hear you're finding ways to stay cool. Painting is on my agenda too this summer. I'd better hurry though, I'm running out of summer!

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  4. I will be gardening:) Watering and digging holes. That's all I do anymore:) Have fun!

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  5. Hi Cat, It's the end of the weekend, and I spent the weekend inside with the flu in spite of it being wonderful gardening weather! Your photos are inspirational, love the daisies.

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    1. Oh, I'm so sorry to hear that you've been sick. I hope you feel better soon, Catmint.

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  6. We are watching Olympics and doing a bit of gardening although we have a heat advisory so it is a short time outside this morning. Enjoy!

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  7. The same thing we do every weekend Pinky: try to take over the world!

    Pinky and the Brain popped into my head as soon as I read your post title. =)

    Actually, it's more like "try to take over the garden" (from all of the weeds that somehow survive on so little rain -- although we just got a drenching!)

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  8. I'm getting ready to go outside and spread more mulch. Tomorrow I have a cemetery meeting. Afternoons are too hot to work outside, so hopefully I'll get in some house cleaning and laundry time, too! Enjoy your weekend!

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  9. Love those romantic daisies. I will be catching up, but will I ever actually catch up , that's the question LOL!

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  10. I will try to get a little more progress made on weeding - that is an eternal project unfortunately. I'll clean/refill the hummingbird feeders, buy more seed/feed for the squirrels and other birds, get those bromeliad pups repotted like I've been meaning to do.... I hope to start a list to organize late Fall nursery purchases and pre-winter transplant work to be done.

    Hmmm. Sounds pretty typical (aka boring) around here. Fun question to ask - wish I had more fun to report in response!

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  11. I'll be doing the usual....hauling watering cans around the yard. The rain barrels are almost empty. Time for some rain to fill them up.
    Have a great weekend.

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  12. This weekend is a mishmash. I was lazy this morning. Later, I cut back some spent flowers and foliage, watered a few plants, watched birds at the feeders (they were going crazy today!), did a lot of housework, and worked on my next post. We had a late-afternoon thunderstorm (yay!). My life is pretty boring compared with the Olympics--ah, yes, I'll be watching that, too. ;-)

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  13. Today my husband and I took a country drive to a monastery that makes its own gouda cheese from local milk. We had lunch at a fabulous deli converted from an old gas station and then went wine tasting. Very fun day!!

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  14. It's such a treat to jump back on the Blogosphere and see such a lovely photo and a charming post! :)

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  15. Hi Cat it is already Sunday evening here, and i had a real difficult time pruning stems. I pruned the Duranta erecta, the Florida beauty, Sanchezia while it was raining hard. I tried to enjoy the job, but it was really cold. I cannot wait for the rains to stop because there is a Low Pressure Area, which always seem to be with us these days. I also have to leave for the city this afternoon and will be back to the garden after two weeks. So i finished pruning and my fingers got wrinkled when i finished. I wondered if i really enjoyed it.

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  16. Am watching far too much of the olympics when I should be sorting the gaarden out. Luckily it keeps raining so I dont feel so bad

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  17. No Olympics. No gardening either because of the non-stop rains that Andrea mentioned. Weekend mornings at the covered tennis court. Saturday afternoon lazing at home with the family and then Sunday afternoon lunch out followed by a grocery run, bringing my daughter to dance practice and my wife to work, a barber visit and then reviewing my son for his quiz today. What sports events did you watch?

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    1. Bom, you're industrious! Watched tons of tennis, women's indoor volleyball, track, it's all good! Then today (Sunday) I got completely engrossed in Downton Abbey. I had a marathon viewing session of the entire first season in one sitting! I'll pay for it tomorrow ;)

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