Army of Mom

So this is how liberty dies ... with thunderous applause.


Tiptoe through the tulips

Yeah, I'm still around. Honestly. Here's what I've been doing this week once I finished my mammoth project on Monday. I started working in the yard. We're getting a new fence with our tax refund. We decided to have a gate on both sides of the house. On one side, I had a patch of irises that needed to be dug up and moved for the gate to open.
I had been toying with the idea of expanding the side garden to cover a large bare area where grass refuses to grow. Heck, only a few weeds will even grow there.
But, it seemed like a good idea to expand the garden. I have all sorts of irises (in Army of Dad's favorite iris color - Vikings purple!) That means I have ready-made flowers for the area. I have it maybe one-third - maybe more - done. Here Little Bit is walking through it. She and Hot Rod were pretty good helpers when they weren't fighting each other today. I hope to finish the garden on Thursday or Friday morning. Ooh, that reminds me. I also have some bulbs that ArmyWife ToddlerMom sent me before she moved from Arkansas to Nebraska. I need to plant them, too. The last batch she sent me created some lovely yellow and purple irises in my front garden.


  • At 10:47 PM, March 18, 2009, Blogger Rachelle Jones said…

    HA!! Get them in the ground!!

    I just spent the other day cleaning out my front bed....

    Now to get to the back to begin that project.


    Believe it or not, there are no bulbs here...

    I have rosebushes coming out my Wazoooo!

    The garden looks loerly...and so does little bit

  • At 4:18 PM, March 24, 2009, Blogger Gadfly said…

    I've been meaning to go back out to that place we all went. Do you remember what time of year that was? Late April-ish, maybe?


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