Blooming Roses ~ Lavender ~ and Garden Photos

My garden and roses are blooming…

Me thinks I should probably pinch off the acorn squash and spacemaster cucumber blossoms…I mean really! The blossoms are bigger than the plant itself! I think the plant needs to put it’s energy in making itself grow before letting the veggies set!

Acorn Squash Blossom

Acorn Squash Blossom

Spacemaster Cucumber Blossoms

Spacemaster Cucumber Blossoms

The yellow and red onions are fattening up!

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Blueberries! Plump-up nice and big, wee ones! I’ll have the ice cream waiting for you.

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My lavender is about to burst open! I’ve three big plants like this…and five smaller ones. Both French and English lavender.

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Lavender

My David Austin The Squire roses are blooming nice and big ~ beautiful, no?!

The Squire ~ David Austin Rose

The Squire ~ David Austin Rose

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The Squire

Hansa Rose ~ very pink and very pretty.

Hansa Rose

Hansa Rose

I picked up this copper Happy Man at a yard sale for 50 cents ~ my husband calls him Mini Burning Man.

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Wooden Cylinder Butter Churn ~ Rummage Sale Find

After buying my garden vegetables at the UNCE Master Gardener Plant Sale, I went home and waited for my husband to get out of bed so we could go to yard sales. I noticed a whole bunch of them while taking my mom home.

These are my finds from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church rummage sale and the Sierra Royal Community yard sale, both in Sparks, NV.

Is this cool or what? Especially for $1 ~ The inside paddles are still intact and the handle turns the paddles. It’s missing a few wooden spoke thingies (? LOL!) top lid, and one leg/rest. It will look good outside. I may spray it with a wood sealer.

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Found a 1940’s Scovil Hoe that was made in Japan. Trying to find a handle…but everything is too small. Even the post hole handles.

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Also found a few books ~ one published the same date as when my house was built, 1915. The other in 1946.

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