I love my Scentimental rose - it doesn't flower much after it's first bloom so I have to enjoy them while they're here. They have a wonderful aroma and are so beautiful!
Our Mock Orange bush is starting to bloom.. there are a BUNCH more buds on it, so we can enjoy it for weeks.
Travis and Kristi leveled some space behind the play structure to put a pool they've purchased. I can see lots of fun for Kristi and the boys in that pool this summer.
Yes, my 4th of July roses.. love love.
The Honeysuckle bush is bigger and more flower covered than ever! We need to put another arbor up on the house to train it upwards instead of covering the pink Azalea.. honey.. :-)
The climbing rose on the right side of the arbor, it only has a rose or two on it, but they are big full ones.
There was a patch of yellow iris' in the middle of the horseshoe driveway here on the farm and we planted the black bamboo near it. Now it's totally in the shade of the bamboo, I think we need to move it. The ants like it!
I pulled a folding chair over and chatted with Dayle as he painted the "new" room's louvered doors for the closet. Funny story, he spent a bundle on a paint spraying system and spent a whole day trying to figure out how to use it and made a huge mess and it didn't work out well.. so here he is, back with a paint brush. :-) Our little digger dog watching his dad intently.
Oh yeah.. a pink rose.. smells good too. These are some that our son planted here on the farm when his wife ripped them out in front of his house. I'm glad they found their way here!
This is my Double Delight - also from my son's house. It's my favorite rose - my sister Denise's MIL tested it for Jackson and Perkins Rose Co. and got to name it!
Kristi and the boys found this wild bird egg - do you know what kind of bird egg this is? This is my grandson's hand.. he's been working hard in the dirt to help with the pool project. :-)
On Sunday Dayle BBQed 2 racks of pork ribs on his pellet BBQ - and they turned out terrific!
While that was smoking away on the deck, I made a large bowl of home made potato salad. Kristi made baked beans.
Oh yeah.. summer food.
Right as we finished dinner, our friends came over for a visit. Dan and Keturah and their 3 adorable children. We gave them big bowls of potato salad and the kids had a blast playing together. Dayle is playing with their 4 month old baby boy. The waterfall captivated him.
Hey kids.. pose for grandma.. wiggle giggle.. SNAP!
Doesn't she look like a little mermaid?
They had so much fun playing together!
The baby is wearing the hat that I crocheted for him when he was born. :-)
To top off the day, Kristi baked a cherry pie and we all had a piece. It had icing drizzled over with sliced almonds.. it was tasty!
Today is one of my favorite kinds of days.. no commitments! I think hubby and I are off to get some haircuts.. and who knows what else? I'm making home made burritos tonight. How are you spending your Summer? ((hugs)), Teresa :-)