Just a little bit! ha ha. This is my first EVER attempt to garden... Doesn't look like much , huh? Well, off in the corner there are a few french marigolds that Aidan started growing at school and some lobiela's that we bought at a school fundraiser. And then, yet to be seen, are the sunflowers that we planted. AND, I trimmed the heck out of that bush (it was taking over).
Baby steps here, folks. Don't laugh at me. I also have 2, yes 2, hanging baskets! Go me :-)
Here is a (not great) picture of the gypsy lace I bought today. This older lady knocks on my door about every 6-8 months selling this hand-made 'gypsy lace' (as she calls it). It is really beautiful, much more so in person. ( I seriously need to take a photo class from Ravenhill). Even beyond how pretty it is, it is a neat experience. This lady is super-nice, refers to herself as a gypsy (though, to be honest, I am not at all sure what that entails) She talks of working these up by the fire and is always chatting and saying funny little things. Elena, my 2 year old, is very interested in this nice lady, who never comes in just stands outside and chats. Last time she came around I bought 2 small bits from her but really wanted something like this and couldn't get myself to spend the money. I regretted it ever since and was really pleased she came back by today. It is NOT cheap, especially when you count in the fact that i paid in pounds. But worth it, I think.