While going through my pictures, I came up on a few that I took last year. Spring had finally came and my sweetie created a pretty darn good garden. We have raised beds for the smaller veggies and a very LARGE area for pumpkins and gourds. Why gourds, you ask? Well, prior to my latest addiction with paper crafts and card making, I did a lot of painting. Gourds were quite fun to either paint or turn into some very unique bird houses and feeders. I always think I will get back into that, and they are so fun to grow. You never really know what you will end up.
We also started to work on the back yard. I wanted to create a little bird sanctuary. This is the beginning. Hopefully we can add to it and keep going this spring.
Now, don't laugh at my "sloping" arbor. I gathered a bunch of willow branches that we trimmed down and this is my creation!! Hopefully, it will look better when we can get some other plantings around it.
One more pic for the day...One of my favorite shots from our trip to the San Diego Zoo last summer. Isn't he adorable?