Put a bird on it

In our last session of the Intuitive Art Class, Ronda, who you’ve seen on this blog here and here, gave me these metal birds and a cherry she made from soda cans. She’s so talented! She had seen all of the stuff I had hanging from our cherry tree that the tree service cut down…

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Highlights from my week

Wow! What a busy week. Here are some highlights. We planted two new cherry trees and put cages around them to keep the deer away. Of the two left from when we planted them several years ago, one was dead so we dug it up. Now we have one we planted five or so years…

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Ode to our dear cherry tree

Yesterday was a sad day here at Happy Acres. Our tree guys came out and proceeded to cut down the assigned trees – most of them were dead. However, in their zeal to cut down the old apple trees they also cut down our beloved cherry tree. I was not only angry but so sad.…

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Sunday Stroll

I thought I’d give you a glimpse of what’s growing here at Happy Acres. If you’ve not entered my giveaway, be sure to check out the last post. Deadline is tomorrow at 8 am CST.¬† I also returned from the International Quilt Show and I have pictures to share which I plan to post tomorrow.…

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Happy Acres Colors

Everything is really popping here. I took several pictures in the past week and before I’ve had time to post, everything has changed. Last year I posted an iris count. Not sure I’ll do that this year, but will show you what’s blooming. But before I do that, yesterday was Demo Days at the Master…

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It’s cherry pickin’ time

Yes, we have cherries! Yeah! I get so excited about these tart cherries. They’re pretty and so yummy! So now that we have these cherries, what do we do? Make a cobbler, of course. I use the same recipe for the cherries as I do with my blackberries except I add a little vanilla. This…

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Moving On To Cherries

Well, asparagus harvesting is now just a memory. Today I got out early before the heat and weeded about a third of the asparagus patch. Won’t be long and the whole patch will be a mass of ferns. I just love that look. However, right now, it’s just a little bare and not really much…

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End of the Iris Road

Well, I think I am at the end of the road as far as counting our irises. As I mentioned in the last blog, many have still not bloomed, but looks like they won’t this year. Here are my last two. #38 I purchased last year, but it didn’t have a name and only marked…

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No friend Of Mine

Well, he’s back! And he’s no friend of mine. I’m talking about this little plant that causes me so much pain! Last year he got me three times, the first being in March when I couldn’t see him. I’ve been real lucky this year. Even though I’ve been real careful, maybe I was getting too…

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