Happy Summer From Daddy’s Garden

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My Dad’s Garden in Alabama.  Summer 2017.

 

Would you just look at those collard greens and ‘maters!

Just look at ’em!

I don’t know about you, but fresh produce is a MUST in my life!

That said, doesn’t this inspire you to want to go plant a garden?

It inspired me!

But there’s a problem…

Lady G ain’t ’bout to go digging ’round in the Lord’s ground…

What with snakes, and worms and any manner of creeping thing that creepeth!

I simply cannot!

But….

I can see myself working with planters and raised garden beds.

And so…

My daughter, Lady J, and I have decided to recruit my Dad to teach us how to grow veggies and herbs using the aforementioned.

So let it be written, so let it be done!

The Ladies have spoken!

LOL!!!!

Oh, by the way, excuse my manners!  It’s been awhile and I haven’t had time to drop by and wish you guys a happy summer!

So…

Happy Summer my loves!

I will certainly keep you posted on the progress of our garden project.

Until then…

Enjoy these pics!

Leave me a comment or just say hello!

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One must know how to repurpose a fast food drive-thru beverage carrier! LOL!

I pray that you all have a magnificent week!  Love and light to you!

Lady G 💋💋

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56 thoughts on “Happy Summer From Daddy’s Garden

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  2. Gorgeous garden!! Best wishes on your raised beds, may they bring you produce o’ plenty!! And don’t forget to stir the compost now and again, hehe!! (Ewwww, 😅) Good to see you!! 💜

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  3. I was about to say…you can’t just drop in and start talking as if you’ve just been round here blogging this whole time :-/

    With that said, glad to see you here and can’t wait to see all the BEAUTIFUL pictures of your new raised garden 😉

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    1. How a sista gon’ check me on my own blog! LOL!!!! I love it! Always good to see you Sis 🙂
      Oh and watch out for them 5 foot tall Egrets….they on the loose in Florida! LOL!!!

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  4. You Dad sure appears to have one heck of a green thumb! Are you going to plant from seed or store-bought plants? I’m looking forward to your pictures from planting to harvest!!
    Have a wonderful week yourself, Lady G , oops – and Lady J.

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    1. Hi GP!
      Thanks for that compliment 🙂 My Dad has always been good with gardening and taking care of animals–Those are his gifts.
      Now, to answer your question, more than likely we will start with some store bought plants but I do want us to plant some seeds so that Lady J can see the entire process. I think kids these days need to be exposed to things like that.
      Always good to see you 🙂 Lady J sends warm regards 🙂

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  5. You know me Lady G – I like anything fresh! LOL
    I had noticed your absence, but I thought you might be taking a little well-earned break. I’m glad to see you’re back though because I was missing that cheeky little grin of yours …

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  6. Uh-oh! Looks like I’m not the only stranger in town. Don’t have much time on my hands these days but I spotted the words Collard Greens and look where I ended up. So now I can see what they are and how lush and vibrant everything looks. How you been GIRL? Remember me? Ha!ha!ha!😘😘😘

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    1. YAAAAY!!! My Sis, the poetess! How are you love? Good to see you! I still think about you all the time.
      I’ve seen many things during my break that remind me of you and you know I smile! 💋
      Love you!

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      1. I miss you so! How great it is to see you here. A lot has happened over the past few months. Hoping to be in touch soon. It’s in the stars Love! Just look to the stars. Finally found my connection to Vienna and not the one in Georgia😀 😘

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  7. Debra A.Gleave

    Good Morning Cousin, Just wanted you to know I haven’t forgot you, love your garden pictures, hope all is well with your family, I’d love to meet you in person some day. And I love your Positive blog it is always very encouraging….

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    1. Hi Cuz! I am so happy to see you here. It would be great if we could meet in person. I’m sure we’d have a whole lot to share. Thank you for your compliment about the blog. I hope to start back keeping it updated 🙂 Much love and light to you 🙂

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  8. My sassy friend is back YAY!!!! oh and you do know snakes can climb right? just saying 🙂 I shall say a prayer for a “slither free” gardening life for you and the little lady 🙂 miss you! and mmmmm….collards…..

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    1. LOL!!!! Hey KIM!!!!!! I just wub you! You are hilarious! Don’t remind me of the climbing creepy crawly things! When I read that I let out a loud guffaw!!!! Girl, you had me rollling!
      I miss you guys too. I’m planning to start back updating the blog. I just needed a break 🙂
      I know you got something good cooking over at your spot so I’ll be over for a visit shortly!

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      1. take your time lady, I’m always here…not going anywhere except work today selling the pretty chemicals (work at Sallys) and hubs tells me I sell chemicals, ha…..had steak and eggs and home made bagel for breakfast…not much new here 🙂 love ya my friend ❤ enjoy your break 🙂

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        1. yep, seeing as how I haven’t dyed my hair in over ten years…but with the big 5-0 coming in less than two weeks, I’m thinking purple streaks would be just so dang cool ❤ time will tell, besides, just got my AARP card, hubby was so happy to point it out to me (on the next day I tried to put the OJ in the juice glass cabinet instead of the fridge) yep, it's happening 🙂

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    1. Hey GIRL! Good to ‘see’ you! Thanks for stopping by! I hope that you and your son are doing well.
      I just took a peek at your blog and I love the remodeling that you did. And most of all, I love that little avatar! It actually looks just like you 🙂 LOL!!!!!

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