So a chipmunk has taken up permanent residence under my back step. I call him Theodore. I’ve seen him playing with another chipmunk on several occasions, but I can’t tell if that one also lives here or is just visiting. Anyway, Theodore has become very bold and spends most of his time on the back patio or sitting right on the step. This keeps my cats entertained for hours.
I also noticed this tiny path that’s been worn from my shed to my bird feeder. Maybe the other chipmunk, or the squirrels, are living under there. (The squirrel birdseed war rages on.)
Everything is blooming in my yard right now – I want to be out there all the time!
This week I finished my annuals planting. I always put geraniums in a planter on the back patio, but I couldn’t resist adding these “Lemon Zest” petunias. I saw them at Lowe’s a few weeks ago and was still thinking about them. They’re so cheery!
I had to plant a pot of mint for summer beverages. :)
The front planter is complete – I went with caladiums and a whole flat of multicolored impatiens. It’s going to look great!
The first of the lilies! These are Asiatic lilies that I planted last spring, but my tiger lilies from the fall planting are coming up too. I can’t wait for those to bloom.
Happy holiday weekend!
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