Appreciating The Homestead

We’ve been spending a lot of time working outside and I’ve been trying to stop and really look around and appreciate our hard work and the beauty we’ve created (despite the weeds). I’ve felt pretty good about the cell phone pics, but one of these days, I might just get a nice camera.

We are getting pretty close to jungle status out front. You can see that even with the amount of lambs ear I pulled, there is still plenty left.

jungle status

Fargo likes romping through the flowers.

Fargo larkspur

Our peonies don’t last long, nor do they remain upright for long, but they sure are beautiful while they do last.

pink peonies

pink and white peonies

I love the nigella. This is one I took of a flower just blooming.


Here are some that bloomed a few days earlier, with a deeper coloring.

nigella 2

I need to get a picture of the post bloom seed pods, which are apparently very popular for dry flower arrangements.

Coral bells.

coral bells

Plenty more for another post. Hope you feel like you are getting a personal tour!