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But I’m glad I know the number if there’s an emergency!

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The flowers on the potato vine were open yesterday!

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Monday In Bloom

It was a nice day Sunday, a bit on the muggy side but not terrible.  I was going to get out there and do some deadheading in the garden, but when I talked it over with my back, my back just laughed and laughed and said, “No.”  So I just took pictures instead and the deadheading will have to wait for another day. 
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Things are still looking pretty good.  I haven’t lost any more pansies, so I’m thankful for that.  Most of the other plants seems to be coming into their own, finally.  Better late than never, I always say!08-28-2016 GW17 (3)

The side patch is looking so full and happy!  It makes me happy every time I look at it. 
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I just wanted to show that I actually do have some purple sweet alyssum in there!  It’s just been laying low, I guess, but it seems to be spreading out a bit now.08-28-2016 GW17 (10)

Cascading sweet alyssum!  It smells so wonderful, too.
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It’s like a twinkle in the garden’s eye, sort of.
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I can’t believe how huge the coleus have grown!  They’re pretty much to the window sill.
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The pink polka dot plant looks like its hugging the wall, lol.
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The coleus is as big as the pot!
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The potato vine is still happy, even though it’s on the patio now.  Maybe it likes a bit of shade.
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This pot looks okay from the front.  I’ve lost a couple pansies near the back of it, though.
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This pot, front and center in the little front patch of “yard” I have, might just be the current reigning star.
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Still buds on the lily!  Isn’t that amazing?!
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I think the Artemisia is planning on taking over the garden.
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Every week the lavender seems to be getting bigger and bigger.  I’m hopeful this one will survive the Winter.
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The sage sure has taken off!  The bees like it a lot, too.
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And that’s how my garden’s growing this week!  How about yours?

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To see all my pictures from the garden this week,

you can click either the link or the image below.

Thanks for looking!

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He was so near! I could hear his little buzzy self.
Little bee, that bud’s for you!

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I suspect that puppy is going to learn pretty doggone quick, that’s not how we pet the cat!

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PET THE CAT! PET THE CAT! – Cheezburger

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I really wanted to see this astronomical event earlier this evening, that was far away in the sky. But, rain. #ChicagoWeather

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What Scent Shampoo Are You?

Now that we’ve established what color hair we should have and how long it should be, how should we scent it? 

Maybe I should look into some vanilla extract for my vinegar rinse, lol.

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You Are Vanilla Shampoo
You are generally a content and satisfied person. You glory in life’s smallest moments.
You have found a calm and peace that is rare. You are happy to just be.

You don’t try to be powerful, but you have a quiet power to you. Your still waters run deep.
You are naturally sexy without even trying to be. Your true happiness is very appealing.

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She loves to play dress up and be silly, this baby girl of mine.

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