David's birthday with coffee and cake in bed
the cake has 4 candles, 3 in one color for the tens and one in another
color for the ones
poof! and the wish became true..
We planted our tomato and pepper seedlings
into the greenhouses
The two rows of plants already in soil are baby leaf lettuce and
The other greenhouse has other seeds starting in two starter boxes. The
soil outside is not ready yet.
Liisa had her lunches outside
She also had some of those radishes and managed to get herself all
grimy while helping with planting.
I made a couple of dolls
I won a blogaversary raffle prize from Simmy at Echoes of a Dream
and this is what I made from it.
While Liisa liked the dolls, she prefered them without clothes
so I had to dig into my supplied and give her a couple of doll bases
sans felt clothes as well.
The cat on some of that wood that has been stacked neatly
One glorious day we got a delivery of fresh manure.
It was a whole tractorload and we got it to fertilize the ground so
that stuff would grow. The land here has high clay content and is not
very fertile. To get a decent crop it needs some fertilizing every year.
First it had to be spread (we did all help, even Liisa) and then tilled
Plants in the greenhouses were adjusting well
tomatoes starting to bloom
bell peppers already blooming
and little strawberries outside the greenhouse forming (these are
cultivated form of wild strawberry, the berry gets up to half an inch
in size when ripe)
red currant in bloom
The next day we planted the seeds
A few days later came a warm spell of almost 30 degrees Celcius for a
The kiddie pool was out
it didn't take long to get through all the swimmingwear
We got a hammock.
there is nothing better than lying in it in the shade of a blooming
apple tree on a hot day
In another few days we planted potatoes.
and then everything was in the ground and we could start waiting for it