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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100,000 miles and more

For the last several months I’ve been watching my odometer in my 1999 Toyota Corolla, waiting for it to turn over 100,000 miles. So for the weeks before the “event” I checked as I started up the car and during the drives here and there. And then it happened! I was driving home from this…

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Sunday HA Update

We received over an inch of rain Friday night – the first measurable amount in a long time. I had harvested asparagus Friday afternoon. When I went out to harvest yesterday morning, I couldn’t believe it. This is one of the spears I found. We have had a wonderful asparagus harvest this year. I have…

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Sunday Iris Roundup

Well, it’s Sunday, and time for some more iris eye candy! Here are some of our irises that have bloomed since the last post. It’s so much fun to walk around and see what new has opened up. Here is another one Dave brought over from his farm when we moved here in 2007. The…

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2012 iris count

It’s been so much fun again seeing our irises bloom. Every day I check to see if a new one has opened. This one bloomed 4/30/10 and this year it bloomed April 16. Even though this one is a lovely iris, when they first started blooming here when we moved in, there were so many…

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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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The dwarf irises are blooming

It is really amazing how everything is blooming so early this year. If you have followed my blog for the past couple of years you know that we have a lot of irises. Last year due to the wet spring, our irises did not do well at all. Not even half of the varieties bloomed.…

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More Color Here

It is so busy here with all of the gardening and crafting and writing, but I just had to take some pictures and show you some of the color here at Happy Acres. Here are a two of my irises that have never bloomed before.This one I bought several years ago and moved it from…

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