March 19, 2013

Hope you had a Happy St. Patty’s Day! Ours was filled with the standards (i.e. cabbage) and lots of green…

Green watering can

Green watering can…

Green shirts and green hats...

Green shirts and green hats…

Shamrocks...

Shamrocks…

Green plants (kalanchoe, aloe and a few jade starts are pictured here in a little green pot)...

Green plants (kalanchoe, aloe and a few jade starts are pictured here in a little green pot)…

Lots of little green seedlings...

Lots of little green seedlings…

and…

Green bowls of green ice cream with green sprinkles!

Green bowls of green ice cream with green sprinkles!

The green has continued beyond St. Patty’s and we’ve noticed tiny emerald buds on some trees and the grass is slowly changing color.

The Spy in (the neighbor's) field of soon-to-be-green grass!

The Spy in (the neighbor’s) field of soon-to-be-green grass.

Incoming!

Incoming!

Good practice for pitching.

Good practice for pitching.

Baseball is the Spy’s favorite thing about spring! In the garden…

The garlic is looking good.

The garlic is looking good.

It is planted in a big spiral shape in this plot.

It is planted in a big spiral shape in this plot.

The garlic spiral is an homage to Robert Smithson, but also to echo the whirly, twirly garlic scapes!

Stay off the earth sculpture!

Stay off the earth sculpture!

The garlic and other things popping up at the moment are hardy and can take a bit of puppy paw-pounding. However, I fear for the tiny seedlings to come! Maybe we can dissuade them with…

Dog treats?

Dog treats?

Baby debating whether to sample these herself or...

Baby debating whether to sample these herself or…

give them to the dogs!

give them to the dogs!

Having not much to do with the yard and garden and things turning green, but perhaps relating to folks who head south to “spring break”, a painting by Baby:

Watercolor, by Baby

Watercolor, by Baby

Quite bright and beachy…I spy waves, a flounder (or horseshoe crab?) and two petrified shark’s teeth.

Detail (shark's tooth)

Detail (shark’s tooth)

Petrified Shark Tooth

Petrified Shark Tooth

4 thoughts on “March 19, 2013

    1. Spy Garden Post author

      lol woo! It’s Saturday. CELEBRATE hahahah We have loads of fossilized sharks teeth (I am from the west coast of south FL where you can find them on the beach!) Glad I was able to feature them in a post haha

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