That would be the smell of rotting pumpkins! The pumpkins only lasted one whole week! Can you believe that! If you have never smelled rotting pumpkins...take it from me...you are not missing out on a THING! My mom found some foam pumpkins at Old Time Pottery and picked them up for me. I trashed the others last night...and it was a MESS!Here are the foam pumpkins. I used a black magic marker to draw on them. I did draw my "M" on the other side, so after Halloween I can flip them around to where you only see the "M"
I have been working away in the yard. Saturday I FINALLY cut the grass...I know my neighbors must be overjoyed! I pulled weeds and sprayed round up on all the tough spots. Then I decided it was time to work on the irises. I have 100's of irises, and if you are a regular follower you know that I only had 3 of them bloom. I wasn't happy about this. I made sure not to plant them to deep....but apparently that was still too deep. I pulled all the ones in the front yard up, divided them and then replanted them. Well, I wouldn't call it replanting....I stuck the roots in the dirt and left the tuber on top...so lets see how that works out.
Much to my surprise, I have a lot going on in the garden right now....so here are a few: