Halfway Through Summer - Are We Having Fun Yet


Article by: Bonnie Carrier

Today is Thursday the 23rd of June and we're almost halfway through the summer , Rose Gardening can you believe it. It seem to me that you wait and wait to get past the winter , How to Grow Ornamental Grasses (at least here in the Northeast) then some years a wet soggy spring , Teak Planters - Accent Your Outdoor Space with One and finally your rewarded with sunny warm weather. , Building A Foot Bridge

Once it arrives you run madly around getting your yard , Multi Purpose Tree - Sugar Palm ready for outdoor , Why Do Flowers Inspire Me So Much? activities. You dash off the the local , Garden Delights For Midsummer nursery to purchase a few new perennials , Rose Gardening (that you hope will grow) several varieties of annuals , How to Grow Ornamental Grasses to fill up the pots , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 9) Experiment for the steps, Oh yes and don't forget the hanging baskets.

Now you don't mind paying (in some cases) ridicules prices for these beautiful flowers , Controlling Spider Mites after you've waited it seems like forever just to be able to put them out and admire them. I'm sure that most of you (this author is not included here) have already gotten your yard, , Patio Heaters: A Way To A Comfortable Outdoor Gatherings gardens, , Why Bonsai Beginners Love Baby Jade patios , Your Rose Garden Planting and decks , Planning Your Patio Garden spruced up and have already been enjoying this wonderful summer season. , Controlling Spider Mites

No, well if you happen to be a late starter (this is where yours truly comes in) it's not to late. In fact here is my list, maybe you can use it to get ready and start having fun.

Let's see, Saturday morning arrives, time to check the to-do list.

1) Drag out pots , Solar Residential Outdoor Lighting is Becoming the Product of Choice for Millions of Consumers and planters, clean then fill with potting mix (you did remember to pick up some right) then plant , Who Sells Flower Bulbs? annuals.

2) Weed , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 1 and prepare ground for new Perennials

3) Put up hangers on porch , Gypsum Valuable Input for Agriculture and put shepherds hooks into ground, hang up hanging baskets.

4) Get patio , Why Bonsai Beginners Love Baby Jade furniture out of storage and clean off.

5) Clean up spilled dirt (from annual , Daphnes for Scent and Colour planting) put away tools , Starting a Wildflower Garden used for hangers.

6) Place pots , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction to Hydroponics Gardening for Beginners (Part 12) H2O2 of flowers , Is Your Fertilizer Poisoning You? on steps.

7) Water , Lawn Care Business Owners - Don't Buy Yourself A Job everything, roll hose back up.

8) Sweep patio , Rose Gardening or deck, , Urban Water Lilies place furniture , 10 Excellent Tips on Successfully Planting Your Trees and or Shrubs around, put up planters.

9) Sweep once more.

10) Mow the lawn. , The String Algae Blues

11) Make dinner, fire-up the grill

Hold up a minute, need to check and see if I've started relaxing and having fun yet.

Well so goes the life of a "Last Minute Lucy".

Of course all of us late starters don't really seem to mind, after the initial marathon weekend getting everything in order (ever notice we can't seem to spread things out) we now have the whole summer , Garden Folklore: Plants Thrive in Good Company to sit back and enjoy all our hard work.

Oh, did I mentioned it's about halfway through summer, , Why Do Flowers Inspire Me So Much? sorry just thought I'd remind everyone once again.

I personally do not care how long it takes me to get things done outside, , Choosing Fish for the Garden Pond just having the opportunity to be outside , Rose Gardening in the warm sunshine is enough (maybe that's why I take so long, it give me more excuses to be out there).

So enjoy all those outside , New Uses For Old Plants chores and activities, before you know it, it will be time for fall , Daphnes for Scent and Colour clean up. That by the way is only about three months away, so you might what to start thinking about it now.

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Bonnie P. Carrier is the creator of Savvy Home , The Tools You'll Need for Gardening Decorating & Savvy Outdoor Decorating. , Plant A Simple Tea Garden She is the mother to two grown daughters and a very spoiled 4yr old Blue , Landscaping 101 Merle Sheltie named Toby. Stop by both site for indoor , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 9) Experiment and outdoor decorating , Multi Purpose Tree - Sugar Palm ideas.



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