Adventures in Gardening Part 10 ~ Signs of Life!

Soooo excited to find that some of my seeds are sprouting!

Look at my happy little broccoli’s!

They’re in a crowded little cluster here because they get planted in groups of 6 and then get thinned once they reach 2 inches high.

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My spinach is popping up too!

These are planted in groups of 3.

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Only found 1 of the 13 Peas I planted sprouting up so far, but it’s still early yet and I have no doubt they’ll all be popping up soon!

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After all of the excitement over seeing my newly planted seeds growing, my daughter and I went around my mom’s yard and snapped a few photos of the other various things we found growing too…

I don’t even remember how many years ago I planted these yellow tulips for my mom, but it’s so wonderful to find them still coming up every spring.

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Here is one of my most favorites ~Lily of the valley!  They are just starting to bloom…

My grandmother planted these along the side of the house when my mom was just a teenager, so these have been around for quite a while.  Last spring when my dad was in hospice at home, I would pick some of these every day and bring them in to him.  I can still picture him holding them up to his nose, closing his eyes, breathing in deeply, and enjoying their beautiful fragrance.  I miss you pops. ♥

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And of course I had to take yet even more photos of my mom’s Lilacs…

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Later on, we took a drive over to my sis’s and found that the rhubarb growing in her yard was coming along nicely…

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And the strawberries are flowering as well…

We have plans to can some strawberry rhubarb jam as the strawberry growing season progresses.  It’s been a couple of years since I’ve canned so I’m pretty excited about it!

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I had this “grow” stone decorating my own garden for several years and passed it on to my mom for her garden when I moved.  I like to think of it as just giving the plants a little extra encouragement to GROW…

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How is your garden growing?

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11 responses to “Adventures in Gardening Part 10 ~ Signs of Life!

  1. What beautiful pictures of new growth… I love the spring and spend time in my greenhouse everyday with the seedlings!

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    • Thank you! Not only is it wonderful to see the new growth, but both my daughter and I enjoy taking pictures of it as well. Glad you enjoyed them! 🙂 I love spring too! It must be so wonderful to have a greenhouse ~ I’m jealous! Thanks for stopping by and for your comment. Have a great day!

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  2. BaaBee Loves Kitties

    Hi Jewels~Julie~
    I had no idea you had this beautiful blog~
    My name is Patricia Stewart on facebook in case it doesn’t show when I post~
    Love & hugs~Patty~

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    • Hi Patty! I link my posts regularly to facebook, I guess you must have missed the others. Glad you caught this one ~ thanks so much for stopping by to take a look at it! Blessings for your day!

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  3. BaaBee Loves Kitties

    I saw it but didn’t realize we could comment on it till now~

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  4. BaaBee Loves Kitties

    I will just be blabbling away here now 😛 ~will try to get pics of our plants as they grow too if that’s ok?

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    • Haha! Babble away, it’s always fun to get comments! I don’t think you’d be able to post your pics on here, but you could on facebook. I’d love to see them! 😀

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  5. BaaBee Loves Kitties

    That’s fine Jewels~they would pale in comparison to yours anyway~maybe if we get some really great plants I will post on facebook~thanks again for your beautiful blog here honey~ 🙂

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  6. Like your posts. I’m adding you to my Google Reader.

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