Happy Mother's Day to all of our mothers and grandmothers out there! Whether biologically related or not, we love you for everything that you are. For what you've taught us, what you've given us and what you've shown us...thank you.
(Henry got a haircut...can you tell?)
Here are a few pictures of what I've been up to lately in the yard. I'm growing tomatoes! I planted a few plants that were already started in those cute little teak planters from Ikea, then I started a whole ton of cherry tomatoes from seeds and those are planted in the long planter. If all of those are successful, we'll have tomatoes coming out of our ears before long!
I'm also attempting to grow basil, cilantro, parsley and oregano from seeds. I may be crazy for picking something that takes 75 - 80 days to get a pay-off, but I wanted to at least try it once. The herb pots are sitting on our sweet new (to us) patio furniture that Dan and Leslie gave us. It used to be their kitchen table, but their little family is starting to outgrow it. Since it's teak, it is outdoor-safe...and they gave it to us. Thank you so much guys, we love it! We've eaten out there all weekend.
And see those pansies in the background? Those were planted last September when Susan and Rocky were here, and they've survived all this time through our crazy winter. :)