Thursday, June 18, 2009

I Hired A Gardener

I do not have a green thumb! We have hostas, ivy, spirea and some other little green hedges (their names are unknown to me). Plants that are generally green already. They seem to do okay ~ it's the plants that (supposedly) get flowers that I have a problem with. It's because I don't water them enough ~ I forget about them. Most of my attempts have been focused on the backyard and I don't usually get out there except on the weekends. Seven days between drinks does not a happy plant make!

So I've tried two new ideas this year. I decided to plant a little garden near the front step ~ I pass it twice a day and the hose & faucet are right behind it. AND I "hired" a gardener. See him there near the pink petunias?

He even brought his own hoe. I think this little garden might have a chance this year.


Barb said...

I don't know about your gardener.
He looks awfully old.
Wouldn't want him to keep over from too much work!! =0)

thanks for visiting my new blog shop and for your encouraging words.
Barbara jean

Raggedy Angel said...

Oh just my kind of talking,no complaining and if he makes you mad you can knock him over!
lol! I think he will do nicely! Beth

Scrap for Joy said...

Loved Raggedy Angel's assessment of your gardener! LOL! Your little garden patch is cheerful and colorful Marie. Where did you find the adorable pickety fence-it's the perfect accent!
Good luck!

Shelley said...

Hi Marie,your garden is very sweet and I just love your little garden gnomes. Go to my friend Jackies blog and see the gnome and fairy land she and her hubby are building in their yard. I think you will love seeing it.


Goat Creek Grandma said...


Your garden looks great. Think your gardener has a brother? ;)