Thursday, May 2, 2013

Summer in May

Here in Oregon we have been having the most amazing weather.  Last night  the weatherman said, "Get ready for summer in May!" I don't think he was kidding. All this great weather has kept me working in the yard...and still enjoying all the cut flowers in the house too.

I love being able to have all the windows open making the house smell so fresh.

When I am outside working in the yard Fez and Phoebe always keep their eye on me...or a butterfly flying by :).

The yard is looking so pretty with all my hard work. This weather is just perfect for planting flowers!

This morning I made sure I was one of the first people at the Forest Grove High School plant sale. They have the most beautiful baskets!

I got this one to put in the front...

 This is the one I got for the back...

These baskets are beautiful now..and I am hoping they will be amazing a few months from now. I usually do really well with potted flowers :) Thanks God for Miracle grow!

I got my husband a few things for his garden at the plant sale too.

Soon it will be too hot to work outside...they are saying in the 80's this weekend. This Oregonian just melts at those temps! I am hoping to get some sewing projects done...there is always so much to do.

I hope this finds everyone getting to take time to smell the flowers....

Thanks for visiting!


GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

The loveliest photos and vignettes of your home and yard!

Jan said...

Such beautiful, Springy photos. And the cats are darling! -- Jan

Anne said...

Sandy your garden looks amazing already! We had a summer day yesterday and today it was back in the 50's.

Heirloom treasures said...

So nice to see your garden again Sandy. The baskets are lovely.xx

Junkchiccottage said...

Your yard is so pretty. I am so wanting to start planting soon. We had 80's for a couple of days and then now 50's for the week end. We just cannot stay on a steady nice weather course here in Chicago.
Your yard looks beautiful.

Rosaria Amorim said...

Hi Cindy, your flowers are beautiful, I also love taking care of plants, have various flowers and plants. Ah, thought it was beautiful the hamster eating at the table. A bj in his heart.

farmhouse-story said...

just gorgeous flowers, sandy! i have to make a flower pocket--yours is too cute!

Unknown said...

Sandy, this is such a beautiful post!! It made me feel happy this morning. Your pictures are so beautiful and romantic. I just love your house! And it is just as beautiful on the outside. I have got to get going in my yard! We tore everything out and have to redo it all, lol! Have a lovely weekend :)

Melanie said...

Your flowers are so lovely! Those baskets are pretty too!

We have been having great weather here too, but all too soon, it will be hot and humid here! Enjoy your lovely weather, it will be gone all too quickly!

Fishtail Cottage said...

please come over and share your gardening posts at Fishtail Cottage's garden party! such pretty blooms you posted! xoox, tracie

Cynthia said...

Your garden and flowers look amazing. I am loving all the display throughout the house.


Stan and Jody Gabara said...

Your garden is so pretty and I love your flower pocket!


Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Hi Sandy,
I see that your hard work in the garden has paid off with some lovely flowers for inside.

Here on the coast we are enjoying spring with comfortable temps and no sunshine...oh well by July we will be burning up! Never happy.

Love the kitties in the window.


Donna said...

What stunning photos!!! And I am in love with Fez and Phoebe! Oh my gosh - what a great photo of the two of them with the window box!

Thanks for stopping by my blog - have a wonderful 'summer' weekend!


Rosemary and Thyme said...

What lovely photos and pretty garden. Thanks for sharing.


Ivy and Elephants said...

Oh, the garden looks so inviting!
Gorgeous plants, you surely have a green thumb!

Cozy Thyme Cottage said...

Your hanging plant is just beautiful! So are your other flowers. I wilt in high temps too. Nancy

must love junk said...

Gorgeous pics! Love your kitties! :)

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Loving the kitties in the window!
Gorgeous flowers!