Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Spring has Sprung

We're finally starting to warm up here.  The frost took a toll on all of our bushes and trees.  Everything is still looking terrible and brown.  I can tell that we have green underneath so in March I can trim everything back and hopefully have pretty green again.

I posted a while back about the problems we were having with bees under my husband's workshop.  We had a massive hive underneath so the bees kept coming back no matter how many times we killed them.  The hive had to be removed.  The workshop had to be jacked up and the hive was removed.
We are now bee-free.  Woot-Woot!
I was able to get some flowers planted in some pots that will probably hold me over until we are able to get our summer lawn in.  I miss the green.


On a side note, I found a recipe for home made kettle corn here.  It was very simple and delicious.  The secret is to just keep the pot moving on the stove or the sugar will burn very quickly. 
Sweet and salty deliciousness.

Holly
xxx-ooo

9 comments:

Melynda said...

Love your flower pots! Especially the pink Calla lily, I have yet to achieve success with colored Callas.

just call me jo said...

How brave of you to plant those tender little beauties! I'm still afraid. Very afraid...I struggle to grow anything in AZ. Either too hot or too cold.

laraine@eddfam.com said...

I cleaned up a whole dumpster full of leaves that froze off our ficus trees. It almost made me cry. We are so used to mild, mild winters that we crumble when it freezes. Your flowers look lovely.

Tammy said...

Thank goodness they got them all! Your flowers are beautiful!!

I'm Cindy said...

I'm getting spring fever also. I might just head out this weekend and see if I can put some flowers in my pots. Need some color!!! Love ya!!

Erika Grover said...

I love kettle corn!! And bees...ugh..we had a hive in the grove!! They scare me!!! Love the pretty flowers!!

gail@myrepurposedlife.net said...

pretty flowers! I can't wait till spring arrives!
btw love your calendar thingy over there on your sidebar!
Is it your own? or a widget?

Teri said...

Your flower pots are eye-candy! How nice to see colorful blooms. My dh is going to be thrilled with the kettle corn recipe! Thanks for sharing. :)

Teri said...

Your flower pots are eye-candy! How nice to see colorful blooms. My dh is going to be thrilled with the kettle corn recipe! Thanks for sharing. :)