Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Spring to Summer Changes

I present this cross stitch piece in honor of the Tuesday Garden Party.
I may not grow or eat many vegetables, but my gosh, I stitch 'em!

Chart - "Wee Vegetables"
Designer - Heart in Hand
Fabric - 32 count Lambwool linen
Started - 24 August 1998
Completed - 2 September 1998

I thought I'd document the changes in my plantings from May to mid-August.  I tend to garden in a mindless fog, so my camera works as a wonderful visual caretaker of things that once were...

The front porch - a clean blank slate - May 12, 2010

Front porch - May 28, 2010

The front Porch - June 16, 2010

The front porch - August 18, 2010



Shade plants - June 12, 2010

Shade plants - July 22, 2010 

Shade plants - August 17, 2010



Strawberry planters - May 16, 2010

Strawberry planters - June 12, 2010

Strawberry planters - June 29, 2010

Strawberry planters - August 16, 2010


Sedum display - May 16, 2010

Sedum display - August 18, 2010


Front porch vista - June 29, 2010

Front Porch Vista - August 16, 2010

By mid-August a lush abundance abounds!

4 comments:

Heather@myeverydaygraces said...

I have porch envy! It is just beautiful... great sedum display. I am so glad cameras record dates.

zentmrs said...

Your porch is amazing! Thanks for sharing!!

Jan LaFollette said...

Great porch, lots of pots to water...which can be a relaxing activity, in its self. Very nice!

Jami @An Oregon Cottage said...

Oh my goodness you have a lot of plants! Beautiful as time goes on- I love those types of pictures! Thanks for the link-up (and the dedication of the cross stitch!) to the TGP!