Spring’s Promise

The garden is really never more beautiful than in the spring. Vegetables all in their nice little rows; fresh, tender, green and mulched. Those young plants holding so much promise for the coming summer months. Months of endless weeding in hot, muggy, sticky weather, with a garden growing erratically out of control!! a bountiful harvest to fill our freezer and shelves with lots of food for the coming winter months.img_5919_001img_5770_001img_5890_001img_5898_001This year for Mom’s birthday Matthew made some wooden tomato cages.img_5901_001img_5762_001img_5907_001img_5911_001img_5914_001

We bought six more blueberry plants to finish our collection. (Though I think we all ended up agreeing that we would really like even more. We love our blueberries! )img_5928_001img_5938_001Soon….very soon….img_5939_001The locust trees are now in full bloom. When the sun is out the trees literally hum.img_5960_001A lovely white carpet.img_5956_001We were very blessed this year that even though we had lost almost eight hives over a period of two years, the one hive that did make it through the winter did really well, and we where able to split it into three hives.img_5945_001

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