Before and After: A Photo Journey
And it’s not over yet– two seasons down, two to go! But first, a look-back to see how far we’ve come.*
Excitement don’t ask.
Inviting (but you can’t see the mosquitoes…!)
Still dreaming of a pumpkin patch.
Baby pumpkins early July.
Just a few weeks later…
Spotted just the other day…a baby!**
Not bad early spring lawn but…
…what if we dug a big spiral in the middle?!!
Ta daaa! Sunflowers! (Flowers still to come.)
All that wasted space…
Waste not, want not!
Needs more vegetables.
Step 1: Buy planters and let them sit for a while.
Months later, plant magic beans.
Fee fie foe fum, I smell the…oh nevermind.
You go, cornstalks!
IN THE MOST AMAZING CATEGORY:
From duckling to…
…Mom, can I have the car keys?
*Also known as the One Step Forward, Two Steps Back school of suburban homesteading.
** Long way to go before jack-o-lantern status.
Copyright 2012, Lori Fontanes