Sunday, June 23, 2013

The Gardens are Growing!

For some insane reason, we seem to plant bigger gardens every year, even though there are only the two of us that enjoy the fresh vegetables. This year we have our own 2 gardens, plus 2 plots that our neighbor wasn't going to use this year.
This is garden #1 - onions, lettuce, spinach, carrots, beets, swiss chard, parsnips

This is garden #2 - turnips, asparagus, peas, beans, zucchini, cucumbers, strawberries

Garden #3 - tomatoes, peppers, and pole beans

Garden #4 - buttercup and butternut squash

Today we had our first feed of beet greens
I have been knitting up a storm lately, trying to get some things ready to enter in the provincial exhibition in August. Here are a few pictures of what I have done so far.
These will be my entry for fancy mitts

These are my entry for hat and mitten combo

My entry for work socks

My entry for fancy socks

We had a couple of grandchildren spend the night last night, and today our son Russ and his 2 children came over for a visit too.
Jessica, Emily, and Lincoln

Lincoln and Hayden

Hayden and Russ

My hubby, Dale

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